1. World Series Champion Tony La Russa Retires on the Highest of Notes

    It has been reported that Tony La Russa gave the St. Louis Cardinals ' front office notice in August that he would be leaving his post as manager at season's end...

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  2. What a run! Cardinals are champions of the baseball world

    Allen Craig soaks it all in. The Cardinals are World Series champs. (Photo: Reuters/Sarah Conard) After Allen Craig caught the final out of Game 7, the St...

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  3. A Game for the Ages

    There have been many amazing Game 6s in World Series history. Carlton Fisk willing the ball fair; Joe Carter’s game-winner; Bill Buckner’s haunting misplay; Kirby Puckett’s catch and homer...

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  4. What were the Cardinals thinking? Botched hit-and-runs doom St. Louis

    Why Allen Craig was sent in the ninth inning I have no idea. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Albert Pujols is one of the best hitters baseball has ever seen. He might already be in the all-time top-five...

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  5. Pujols blasts off to join Ruth, Jackson as Cardinals take series lead

    Albert Pujols had plenty to admire in Game 3. (Photo: Reuters/Brian Snyder) Albert Pujols had gone hitless in the first two World Series games. He also misplayed a cutoff throw in Game 2 that led to a game-changing play for the Texas Rangers...

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  6. A new curse to reverse: Epstein leaves Red Sox, joins Cubs

    Theo Epstein joins Chicago after winning two titles in Boston. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) Effective Friday evening, the man who helped end an 86-year World Series drought ...

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  7. Rhodes gets his moment as Cardinals hold on for thrilling Game 1 victory

    Arthur Rhodes celebrates getting the final out of the eighth inning in what was his first World Series appearance. (Photo: Reuters/Jeff Haynes) The postseason journey to the World Series has often been more exciting than the series itself...

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  8. Prince Fielder may be done with Brew Crew, and that's a shame

    Prince Fielder walks off the field after what could have been his final at-bat as a member of the Brewers. (Photo: Reuters/Jim Young) As the St...

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  9. Happy Flight! Cardinals remarkable run takes them to the World Series

    Left for dead in late August, the St. Louis Cardinals are heading to the World Series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) On September 7th, even after a 2-0 loss to the St...

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  10. Nelson Cruz caps off historic ALCS, helps Rangers reach World Series

    Nelson Cruz etched his name in postseason lore and propelled his team into the World Series. (Photo: Reuters/Richard Carson) Nelson Cruz stepped to the plate with two out and ...

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  11. Inge's improbable blast the latest stage of long, eventful journey with Detroit

    Longtime Tiger Brandon Inge accomplished the improbable in Game 4. (Photo: AP/Paul Sancya) The Detroit Tigers lost 7-3 to the Texas Rangers in Game 4 of their American League ...

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  12. Fister's gem brings Tigers back into series with Rangers

    Doug Fister breezed through the Rangers lineup, helping the Tigers to victory in a must-win Game 3. (Photo: Reuters/Mike Segar) Doug Fister wasn’t seen as a game-changing ...

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  13. An improbable escape, a grand slam, a blowout, and a farewell to Tito

    Albert Pujols admires his first of four extra-base hits in Game 2, a two-run shot in the opening inning...

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  14. A depressing conclusion: Ordonez's latest injury may end career

    Magglio Ordonez was just starting to enjoy the game again. Now, his career may be over. (Photo: AP/Duane Burleson) In the heart of the summer, Magglio Ordonez pondered retirement...

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  15. Incredible: Carpenter goes the distance to fuel Cardinals into NLCS

    Chris Carpenter put together one of the best pitching performances in postseason history, sending his Cardinals to the NLCS...

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  16. ALCS bound: Tigers hold on for thrilling win, knock out Yankees

    Papa Grande and his Tigers are heading to the American League Championship Series. (Photo: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton) Playoff baseball is meant to be as tense and exciting as Game 5 between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees was...

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  17. Freese comes up clutch as Cardinals force series back to Philadelphia

    David Freese was Mr. Clutch yet again, helping the Cardinals force a Game 5. (Photo: Reuters/Sarah Conard) In a must-win Game 4 against the Philadelphia Phillies, it wasn’t surprising to see David Freese deliver for the St...

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  18. Granderson dazzles, Burnett surprises as Yankees force Game 5

    And this wasn't even Curtis Granderson's most impressive and important catch. (Photo: Reuters/Mike Cassese) What transpired early in Game 4 between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees proves just how unpredictable baseball can be...

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  19. Tigers' Verlander masterful as Smoltz calls the winner

    Justin Verlander, aside from a few mistakes, baffled New York in Detroit's Game 3 victory. (Reuters/Rebecca Cook) Justin Verlander struggled to start his abbreviated Game 1 appearance, and did so again in the first inning of Game 3...

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  20. Resilient Cardinals chase Lee, stun Phillies to tie series

    Albert Pujols may not be anywhere near full strength, but he showed he can still hit. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Rafael Furcal tripled to start Game 2, but wasn’t driven in...

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  21. Tigers thrilling win in the rain sets up dueling aces in Detroit

    It was far from easy, but Miguel Cabrera, left, Jose Valverde, and the Tigers won in the Bronx. (Reuters/Ray Stubblebine) In a must-win game for the Detroit Tigers, Max Scherzer ...

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  22. Poor pitch location dooms Diamondbacks and Cardinals

    Prince Fielder celebrates, as Ian Kennedy is forced to watch the result of his mistake. (Photo: Reuters/Jeff Haynes) In the postseason, anything can happen. Inevitably, everything does...

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  23. The first domino falls: Francona resigns as manager of Red Sox

    Terry Francona has resigned as manager of the Boston Red Sox. (Reuters//Brian Snyder/Files) When the thought of Terry Francona leaving the Boston Red Sox surfaced weeks ago, it seemed rather ridiculous...

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  24. What happened and what's next? Chronicling Boston's monumental collapse

    Jon Lester, with the reaction that sums up Boston's nightmarish September (Reuters/Joe Giza) There are multiple outlets reporting that Terry Francona may be out as the manager of the Boston Red Sox...

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  25. A fitting end: Red Sox, Braves seasons are over

    Dustin Pedroia's Boston Red Sox season has come to a fitting, demoralizing end. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) The five hour stretch from four o’clock to nine o’ clock ...

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