The Cardinals even the series, behind a near-historic effort by rookie Michael Wacha.
The Cardinals try to stave off elimination.
With an eighth-inning rally, the Pirates move to within a victory of the NLCS and put the Cardinals on the ropes.
The Cardinals venture into enemy territory and take on a pitcher who posted a 1.47 ERA in his home yard this year.
Facing a 1-0 hole, the Pirates ask their ace of the future to help them avoid three straight elimination games.
Oh, that A.J. Burnett.
The Cardinals went 9-10 versus the Pirates in the regular season, but that slate is wiped clean as the Central rivals tangle for the first time in October.
The team that’s been there the least goes up against the team that’s been there the most.
How can we explain the fact that the NL Central is almost certain to send three teams to October?
Tony Cingrani shows off his wheels, the Red Sox win a wild one in the Bronx, and Greg Holland delivers a strange sequence.
Wednesday was marked by three impressive home run feats.
Pennant race updates on the A’s, Indians, and Cardinals, plus the best defensive plays of the weekend and what to watch on Tuesday.
A contemporary look at how John Mozeliak and Jeff Luhnow turned around the Cardinals’ system.
With David Freese slumping, the Cardinals dig into their deep farm system and bring up a second baseman who raced up the minor-league ladder.