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World Series of firsts leaves lasting impressions (video)

   October 28, 2013 12:40 pm    0

A World Series that opened with errors by the Cardinals has seen two dramatically different endings. Game 3 ended with the Obstruction Rule, giving the Cardinals a 2-1 series lead. The Red Sox won Sunday after a walk-off pickoff with Red Sox closer Koji Uehara getting Cardinals pinch runner Kolten Wong. Here’s the play: Your…

 

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Good or bad call, Cards now have edge (video)

   October 27, 2013 2:54 pm    0

Crazy ending. Nothing like that had happened before in the World Series. The St. Louis Cardinals won Game 3 last night after the winning run scored in the bottom of the ninth inning because of an obstruction call. Here it is: Your browser does not support iframes. It’s pretty clear to me that Will Middlebrooks’…

 

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Red Sox errors overshadow Wacha’s brilliance (video)

   October 25, 2013 12:18 pm    0

The first two games of the World Series has had clutch hits, defensive gems and strong pitching performances. Unfortunately, the outcomes of Games 1 and 2 were decided by errors in the field. Game 2 turned in the seventh inning when the Red Sox gave away the game, much like the Cardinals did in the…

 

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Video: James Taylor flubs start of national anthem

   October 25, 2013 11:32 am    0

James Taylor sung the national anthem before Game 2 of the World Series. However, he started out signing “America the Beautiful” and recovered. — Rick Green

 

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Cards in deep, deep trouble after debacle

   October 24, 2013 12:50 pm    0

To say Game 1 of the World Series didn’t go as expected would be an understatement. Things fell apart right away for the St. Louis Cardinals, giving up three runs in an abysmal first inning. The highlight — or lowlight — was the reversed call by the umpires on a botched play at second. Here’s…

 

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Video: Carlos Beltran robs David Ortiz of a grand slam

   October 24, 2013 12:12 am    0

Carlos Beltran made a heck of a catch before leaving with an injury in Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday night to rob David Ortiz of a grand slam. Too bad it didn’t make a difference for the Cardinals. – Rick Green  

 

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Video: Wainwright’s blunder in the second inning

   October 24, 2013 12:09 am    0

If you call for a catch, you’re supposed to catch it? Right? Well, it certainly appears that Adam Wainwright put his hands out to call for the pop up in the second inning of the World Series Wednesday night. Wainwright, however, didn’t follow through and the ball fell between him and catcher Yadier Molina. What…

 

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Your World Series champ: the St. Louis Cardinals

   October 23, 2013 12:52 pm    0

The World Series kicks off tonight with the best team in the National League, the St. Louis Cardinals, against the best in the American League, the Boston Red Sox. The last time that happened was 1999 in the Braves-Yankees Series. And it appears we should be in line for a memorable Series. Pitching should dominate…

 

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Selig dreams of true World Series

   March 16, 2013 11:47 pm    0

MLB commissioner Bud Selig hopes to someday see a “true World Series.” He envisions the champion of MLB taking on the champion of Japan or Europe, for example. Selig said as much during the early stages of this month’s World Baseball Classic: The goal here is to internationalize the sport. This is what we’re trying…

 

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One big play, one startling liner highlight Game 2 of the Series

   October 26, 2012 11:37 am    0

If you missed it last night, here are two big plays from Game 2 of the World Series. The first is Prince Fielder getting tagged out at the plate. Check out the big guy chugging around the bases. The other is Tigers pitcher taking a liner off the head. I’m surprised he stayed in the…

 

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