The Early Lead: baseball playoffs

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 10/19/2013

Matt Carpenter’s at-bat turned NLCS Game 6 for the Cardinals

Two crucial at-bats allowed the Cardinals to chop down Clayton Kershaw in the third inning last night.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:44 AM ET, 10/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  baseball playoffs, Los Angeles Dodgers, nlcs, St. Louis Cardinals

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Red Sox vs. Tigers: Anibal Sanchez, Detroit’s should-be superstar

Anibal Sanchez may often be relegated to the background, but he performs like one of the game’s best.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:52 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alcs, alcs game 5, anibal sanchez, baseball playoffs, Detroit Tigers

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 10/16/2013

Trevor Rosenthal and the Cardinals’ player development machine

Trevor Rosenthal has highlighted the Cardinals’ preponderance of dominant, homegrown pitching.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:02 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  baseball playoffs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Major League Baseball, nlcs, St. Louis Cardinals, trevor rosenthal

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 10/14/2013

David Ortiz still clutch, still going 10 years later

Ten years after the Red Sox snapped their World Series drought, David Ortiz is the last remaining link and still going strong.

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Tags:  alcs, baseball playoffs, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz, Detroit Tigers

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 10/02/2013

The complex case of Marlon Byrd

The story of Pittsburgh's first playoff win in 21 years is simple, but the man who sparked it is anything but.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:37 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, baseball playoffs, Marlon Byrd, MLB Playoffs, nlds, pirates