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10-31

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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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5

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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4

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

10-29

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14

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

10-28

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19

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

10-28

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3

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)
by
Sam Miller

10-28

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10

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

10-27

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

10-25

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

10-25

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4

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

10-24

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

10-24

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12

Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Two Preview: Cardinals at Red Sox
by
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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11

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

10-23

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

10-23

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23

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

10-21

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6

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

10-21

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

10-19

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

10-18

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

10-18

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Six Preview: Dodgers at Cardinals
by
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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7

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

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Three Preview: Red Sox at Tigers
by
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
by
Mike Gianella

10-14

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24

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
by
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
by
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

10-11

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Five Recap: Tigers 3, Athletics 0
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Paul Sporer

10-10

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Five Preview: Tigers at Athletics
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Paul Sporer

10-10

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Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Game Five Recap: Cardinals 6, Pirates 1
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R.J. Anderson

10-09

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Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Game Five Preview: Pirates at Cardinals
by
Ben Carsley

10-09

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Four Recap: Tigers 8, A's 6
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Sam Miller

10-09

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Four Recap: Red Sox 3, Rays 1
by
Zachary Levine

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October 14, 2013 2:42 am

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

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Zachary Levine

The AL's two surviving teams give us a glimpse at the future.

It’s 2033, and baseball has seen better days. What’s good for a team has been harnessed so effectively that it’s become bad for the game.

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October 13, 2013 11:57 am

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

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Ben Carsley

Can the Red Sox even the series against the AL Cy Young favorite?

Tigers (Max Scherzer) vs. Red Sox (Clay Buchholz)
PECOTA Odds of Winning: Red Sox 51.2%, Tigers 48.8%


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October 13, 2013 5:54 am

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

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Ben Lindbergh

Wacha wins again.

It took the Tigers three hours and 56 minutes to win 1-0 in nine innings in the Saturday night game. Earlier in the day, St. Louis accomplished the same in two hours and 40 minutes.

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October 13, 2013 3:00 am

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

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Zachary Levine

The Tigers win Game One the way they've won so many games this season.

In so many ways, what the Tigers did to the powerful Red Sox offense in holding them hitless for 8 1/3 innings of a 1-0 victory in Game One of the ALCS was exactly what the Tigers did all season.

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October 12, 2013 9:13 am

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

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Paul Sporer

Can Anibal rebound?

Justin Verlander did Verlanderian things to push Detroit into the LCS against Boston, where history will be made as the two storied franchises meet for the first time ever in the postseason.

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October once again becomes the Beltran show, Greinke is great, and Mattingly makes mistakes.

Friday’s NLCS opener offered most of the qualities we want in a playoff game. An impressive pitching performance. Three big plays by a perennial postseason hero. A play at the plate to preserve a tie. Extra innings. A walk-off win. Ernie Johnson summed up Game One well when he called it “a top-step night,” even if it was more of a “lying in bed with my laptop” night where I was.

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October 11, 2013 4:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Preview: Dodgers vs. Cardinals

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R.J. Anderson

The Cardinals aim for their fourth pennant in 10 years while the Dodgers try to win their first since 1988.

For those who like nonstop chatter about how differently the teams were constructed, this is the series or you. Expect to hear about the Cardinals' homegrown ways and how they contrast with the free-spending Dodgers. There's a solid chance that talking point gets annoying by the second or third game; luckily, the games should be fun regardless of the predictable narratives.

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October 11, 2013 4:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Preview: Tigers vs. Red Sox

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Daniel Rathman

Will Justin Verlander pitch the Tigers past Boston?

The Detroit Tigers were founded in 1894. The Boston Red Sox were founded as the Boston Americans in 1901. Those two teams have shared a league for 112 years. Yet they have never, not once, not ever, met in a postseason series. That will change at Fenway Park on Saturday night.

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October 11, 2013 3:53 am

Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Five Recap: Tigers 3, Athletics 0

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Paul Sporer

For the second straight year, a vintage Justin Verlander shows up for the decisive game of a Tigers-A's ALDS.

It wasn’t the season that the Tigers mapped out for Justin Verlander. The undisputed king of the pitching world in 2011 was no worse than runner-up in 2012, when Clayton Kershaw made it clear that he deserved to be in any conversation about the best in baseball. But by the end of the 2013 season, Verlander had undisputedly ceded the throne to Kershaw and seemingly even lost the torch as the bona fide no. 1 on his own team in light of the emergence of Max Scherzer.

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October 10, 2013 12:11 pm

Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Five Preview: Tigers at Athletics

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Paul Sporer

Game Two produced an epic duel. Can Justin Verlander and Sonny Gray deliver an encore?

I still have Game Two as both the best of this series and the playoffs at large, but Game Four was thrilling throughout with potential Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer wiggling out of a bases-loaded jam en route to earning the second Detroit win of the series. It’s worth noting that he did not start the game, but rather threw two electrifying innings of relief.

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The Cardinals end the Pirates' season and advance to the NLCS for the third straight year.

The Cardinals will play in the NL Championship Series for the third consecutive postseason. Their advancement comes after a Game Five victory over the Pirates, in which, fittingly, Adam Wainwright, David Freese, and Matt Adams played large roles.

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It's Gerrit Cole versus Adam Wainwright for all the marbles.

Pirates (Gerrit Cole) vs. Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) – 8:00 p.m. EST
PECOTA Odds of Winning: Cardinals 65.1%, Pirates 34.0%


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