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Giants Beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate Wild Throw

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A wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series.

Giants Edge Cardinals in 10th for 2-1 Series Lead

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The San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on a wild throw in the 10th inning on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series.

Royals' Vargas, Orioles' Gonzalez to Start Game 4

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The Royals are sticking with left-hander Jason Vargas and the Orioles with right-hander Miguel Gonzalez for Game 4 of their AL Championship Series on Wednesday.

Silverman Replaces Friedman as Rays' BB Head

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The Tampa Bay Rays say team president Matt Silverman will replace Andrew Friedman as the team's president of baseball operations.

Dodgers Hire Andrew Friedman From Rays

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The Dodgers have hired Andrew Friedman for the new position of president of baseball operations, while current general manger Ned Colletti will stay on as a senior adviser to team president and CEO Stan Kasten.

Pierzynski Replaced Injured Molina for Cardinals

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A.J. Pierzynski will start at catcher in place of the injured Yadier Molina for the St. Louis Cardinals in the third game of the NL Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.

Night Ride: Playoff Games Push Past 3 1/2 Hours

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Nail-biting tension. Extra-inning excitement. Game-changing home runs.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Diamondbacks Hire A’s Coach as Manager

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Arizona hired the Oakland Athletics’ bench coach, Chip Hale, as its manager to replace Kirk Gibson.

Royals and Orioles Skirmish Despite a Postponement

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Rain postponed Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, but there was still room for some boastful predictions.

Yadier Molina’s Injury Cuts Deeply Into Cardinals’ Hopes

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In Sunday night’s victory over the Giants, Molina strained an oblique, a side abdominal muscle. That sort of injury typically takes many weeks to fully heal.

On Baseball: Seeking an Autograph and, With Luck, More

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A longtime Royals fan whose father works at Kauffman Stadium has a baseball signed by nearly all the players from Kansas City’s only World Series-winning team.

Cardinals Arrive at Familiar AT&T Park for Game 3

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The St. Louis Cardinals arrived in the Bay Area ballpark they know so well in October and began preparing for the possibility of facing the Giants without star catcher Yadier Molina.

ALCS Game 3 Postponed Because of Rain

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Game 3 of the AL Championship Series has been postponed because of rain.

Cardinals Get Through Game 2 Without Molina

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Yadier Molina missed seven weeks with a thumb injury this summer, and the St. Louis Cardinals actually gained a half-game in the standings.

Steady Rain, Gusty Winds Forecast for ALCS Game 3

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A National Weather Service meteorologist says steady rain and northwest winds of 20-30 mph are expected for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series in Kansas City on Monday night.

Diamondbacks Hire A's Bench Coach Hale as Manager

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The Arizona Diamondbacks have hired Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale as their next manager.

Postseason Shines Spotlight on Managers' Moves

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Ned Yost has the revved-up Kansas City Royals on track for their first World Series trip in 29 years. Still, in his first postseason as a manager, every choice he's made has been dissected — and, in many cases, flat-out destroyed.

Hits and Errors: A Daily Look at MLB Postseason

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Jeremy Guthrie's long wait to pitch in the postseason is almost over.

Postseason Power Burst Gives Cardinals the Edge

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For a team that says they are not focused on hitting home runs, the St. Louis Cardinals are hitting them in bunches in the postseason.

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