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10-02

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Orioles vs. Tigers
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R.J. Anderson

10-02

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Angels vs. Royals
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Sam Miller

10-02

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Playoff Prospectus: NL Wild Card Game Recap
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Sam Miller

10-01

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14

Playoff Prospectus: AL Wild Card Game Recap
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Jeff Long

10-01

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Playoff Prospectus: NL Wild Card Game Preview
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Mike Gianella

09-30

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Playoff Prospectus: AL Wild Card Game Preview
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R.J. Anderson

10-31

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17

Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Six Recap (Cardinals Edition)
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Ben Lindbergh

10-31

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17

Playoff Prospectus: Boston's Fast Track to Success
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Zachary Levine

10-30

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Six Preview: Cardinals at Red Sox
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Bret Sayre

10-30

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Playoff Prospectus: Backs Against the Wall: The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals and History
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Mike Gianella

10-29

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Five Recap (Cardinals Edition)
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Sam Miller

10-29

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Five Recap (Red Sox Edition)
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Ben Lindbergh

10-28

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Four Recap (Cardinals Edition)
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Ben Lindbergh

10-28

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Four Recap (Red Sox Edition)
by
Sam Miller

10-28

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Five Preview: Red Sox at Cardinals
by
Mike Gianella

10-28

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Three Recap (The Call Edition)
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Sam Miller

10-28

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Three Recap (The Managerial Moves Edition)
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Ben Lindbergh

10-27

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Four Preview: Red Sox at Cardinals
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Craig Goldstein

10-25

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Two Recap (Cardinals Edition)
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Sam Miller

10-25

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Two Recap (Red Sox Edition)
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Ben Lindbergh

10-24

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game One Recap (Red Sox Edition)
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Sam Miller

10-24

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Two Preview: Cardinals at Red Sox
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Ben Carsley

10-24

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Playoff Prospectus: What the Media Asked the Managers (and What it Means)
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Zachary Levine

10-24

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game One Recap (Cardinals Edition)
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Ben Lindbergh

10-23

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game One Preview: Cardinals at Red Sox
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Bret Sayre

10-23

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Playoff Prospectus: World Series Preview: Cardinals vs. Red Sox
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R.J. Anderson

10-21

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Six Recap: Cardinals 9, Dodgers 0
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Ben Lindbergh

10-21

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Six Recap: Red Sox 5, Tigers 2
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Zachary Levine

10-19

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Six Preview: Tigers at Red Sox
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Ben Carsley

10-18

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Five Recap: Red Sox 4, Tigers 3
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Sam Miller

10-18

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Six Preview: Dodgers at Cardinals
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Ben Carsley

10-17

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Five Preview: Red Sox at Tigers
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Paul Sporer

10-17

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Five Recap: Dodgers 6, Cardinals 4
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Ben Lindbergh

10-17

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Four Recap: Tigers 7, Red Sox 3
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Sam Miller

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Four Recap: Cardinals 4, Dodgers 2
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Ben Lindbergh

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Four Preview: Red Sox at Tigers
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Craig Goldstein

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Five Preview: Cardinals at Dodgers
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Mike Gianella

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game 3 Recap: Red Sox 1, Tigers 0
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Sam Miller

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Three Recap: Dodgers 3, Cardinals 0
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Ben Lindbergh

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Three Preview: Red Sox at Tigers
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Ben Carsley

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Four Preview: Cardinals at Dodgers
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Bret Sayre

10-14

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Three Preview: Cardinals at Dodgers
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Mike Gianella

10-14

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Two Recap: Red Sox 6, Tigers 5
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Zachary Levine

10-13

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Two Preview: Tigers at Red Sox
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Ben Carsley

10-13

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Two Recap: Cardinals 1, Dodgers 0
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Ben Lindbergh

10-13

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game One Recap: Tigers 1, Red Sox 0
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Zachary Levine

10-12

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game One Preview: Tigers at Red Sox
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Paul Sporer

10-12

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game One Recap: Cardinals 3, Dodgers 2
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Ben Lindbergh

10-11

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Preview: Dodgers vs. Cardinals
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R.J. Anderson

10-11

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Preview: Tigers vs. Red Sox
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Daniel Rathman

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The Fall Classic gets underway with a battle of aces at Fenway.

I know it’s in season to congratulate the Red Sox and the Cardinals for making it to the Fall Classic—and they certainly deserve the accolades—but they are not the only groups worthy of weathering the journey. We, the general baseball following universe, deserve a congratulations. Sure, there were plenty of amazing games/moments, but here’s a quick list of things we (the baseball-consuming public) have had to endure this October thus far:

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October 23, 2013 12:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: World Series Preview: Cardinals vs. Red Sox

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R.J. Anderson

The Red Sox snapped their curse by sweeping the Cardinals in 2004. Can St. Louis exact revenge?

The Cardinals and Red Sox each won their Championship Series in six games, denying us a few days of rust-or-rest narrative. Luckily, the easy copy surrounding this pseudo-rematch of the 2004 World Series is plentiful. Ignore that the teams have changed general managers, managers, and players―with the exceptions of David Ortiz and Yadier Molina―there will be revenge talk should the Cardinals win some nine years after being swept. No matter your rooting interest, let's just hope for a more competitive send-off than we got back then.

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Breaking down the Dodgers' darkest timeline.

To a certain extent, context determines how ugly a loss looks. Under normal circumstances, a 9-0 defeat can be classified as convincing. But after the first five games of a neck-and-neck NLCS in which no game has been decided by more than three runs—and in which the two teams have combined for nine runs only once—a 9-0 defeat feels like a lopsided, impossibly-out-of-reach embarrassment, especially considering that the losing team started the best pitcher in baseball.

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October 21, 2013 12:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Six Recap: Red Sox 5, Tigers 2

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Zachary Levine

A mid-season makeover couldn't fix the Tigers' flaws.

In the end, they all became true Tigers.

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October 19, 2013 2:47 pm

Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Six Preview: Tigers at Red Sox

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Ben Carsley

Too close to call, but we'll call it anyway.

Tigers (Max Scherzer) vs. Red Sox (Clay Buchholz) – 8:07 PM EST

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October 18, 2013 12:37 pm

Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Five Recap: Red Sox 4, Tigers 3

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Sam Miller

Anibal Sanchez's one bad inning.

There are worse places to be than needing to win starts by Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander. But, as they say, the Red Sox pitchers live in mansions, too.

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October 18, 2013 6:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Six Preview: Dodgers at Cardinals

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Ben Carsley

Can Los Angeles stay alive?

Dodgers (Clayton Kershaw) vs. Cardinals (Michael Wacha) – 8:30 PM EST

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October 17, 2013 6:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Five Preview: Red Sox at Tigers

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Paul Sporer

Which team will take a 3-2 lead back to Boston?

The Red Sox are two very key hits from being at home for the season. That isn’t framed that way to take away from them being tied 2-2, but rather it is meant to point out just how lean the margin is in the playoffs. They are hitting .186 with 53 strikeouts and the only two starting pitchers to get wrecked have been Red Sox and yet the series now comes down to a three-game set during which they will have home-field advantage.

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The Dodgers hit homers and take a step toward Game Seven.

“An element that was big in the first series against the Braves has finally returned here in the NLCS: the long ball,” Ernie Johnson said to Don Mattingly during the between-innings interview segment managers must love.

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October 17, 2013 1:54 am

Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Four Recap: Tigers 7, Red Sox 3

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Sam Miller

The Tigers even the series behind Doug Fister and a suddenly useful Miguel Cabrera.

Eight days ago, Josh Donaldson hit a swinging bunt down the third base line. Miguel Cabrera charged and fielded it on a chop, wiggled into a throwing position, and missed getting Donaldson out by the smallest margin.

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How the Cardinals got within one win of the World Series.

Matt Holliday hit a long home run on Tuesday night. According to Home Run Tracker, it traveled 423 feet, which made it the fourth-longest homer hit since the postseason started.

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Zack Greinke gets the ball for the Dodgers in the first Championship Series elimination game.

The Cardinals offense woke up just enough to give Lance Lynn the support he needed and took a commanding 3-1 series lead, putting the Dodgers backs to the wall in an elimination game today. Here is a look at the PECOTA odds and projected starting lineups for today’s game.

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