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Boston Red Sox David Ortiz First Confirmed Steroid User Since Manny Ramirez to Win World Series MVP
October 31st, 2013 at 8:13 AM
David Ortiz had a pretty immaculate performance in the six-game World Series win by the Boston Red Sox, and he joined the elite ranks of World Series MVP, becoming the first confirmed steroid user to win the award since Manny Ramirez in 2004. Ortiz had an even better performance than Manny's,...

World Series Umpire Jim Joyce Got Controversial Obstruction Call Right
October 27th, 2013 at 4:34 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals won game three of the World Series over the Boston Red Sox in the most unusual of ways, taking the game on a walk-off obstruction call. As angry as a lot of Red Sox fans are, umpire Jim Joyce made the right call. ***VIDEO1*** The play started with...

Winner of World Series Between Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals to Be Determined by Defense
October 25th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
The St. Louis Cardinals were the ones to stink up Fenway Park with three errors in game one, but the Boston Red Sox made their own costly errors in game two of the World Series to even the series 1-1. Up 2-1 after David Ortiz hit a go-ahead homer in the...

Errors Prove Costly for St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox Take Game One of World Series
October 24th, 2013 at 8:53 AM
The St. Louis Cardinals spent the regular season as one of the best fielding teams in baseball, but three errors put them in a huge hole in their 8-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in game one of the 2013 World Series. The Cards had three errors, two by Pete...

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Adrian Gonzalez Will Catch One in Ribs for “Mickey Mouse” Ears: Video
October 17th, 2013 at 8:32 AM
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez decided to tweak St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright for saying his antics after hitting a double in game three of the National League Championship Series were "Mickey Mouse." ***VIDEO1*** So, after hitting a go-ahead homer in the third inning of game five, Gonzalez mimicked...

Atlanta Braves Free Agent Brian McCann Projected to Land $100 Million Contract
October 16th, 2013 at 8:15 AM
Practically no one expects Brian McCann to re-sign with the Atlanta Braves, but one MLB general manager raised the stakes by telling espn.com that he expects the veteran catcher to land a contract worth $100 million. The GM cites that McCann would likely move from catching to first base and designated...

Major League Umpire Wally Bell Dies at Age 48
October 14th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Major League Baseball lost one of its own Monday, when umpire Wally Bell passed away at the age of 48 due to a heart attack, vindy.com reports. Bell started his MLB umpiring career in 1993. He umpired the 2006 World Series and three All-Star Games as well as this year's National...

Atlanta Braves Lose Homefield Advantage Despite Win Over Philadelphia Phillies
September 29th, 2013 at 5:54 PM
The Atlanta Braves got the win they needed over the Philadelphia Phillies in the series finale Sunday, but they didn't get a St. Louis Cardinals loss to the Chicago Cubs, so they'll host the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series. The Braves pounded the Phillies in a 12-5...

Atlanta Braves Can Clinch Homefield Advantage with Help Saturday
September 28th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
With a magic number of two, the Atlanta Braves can clinch homefield advantage through the National League playoffs with a win and a St. Louis Cardinals loss Saturday. The Cardinals play the Chicago Cubs at 4:15, so the Braves should know if they can clinch homefield advantage early on in their...

Kris Medlen Outduels Cliff Lee, Atlanta Braves Move Magic Number for Homefield Advantage to Two
September 27th, 2013 at 11:52 PM
Kris Medlen carried a no-hitter into the sixth, just barely outdueling Cliff Lee in the Atlanta Braves' 1-0 thriller of a win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. Medlen held the Phillies to two hits over his season-best eight innings to give him a 0.83 ERA over his last six starts. The...

Atlanta Braves Lower National League Homefield Advantage Magic Number to Three
September 26th, 2013 at 10:28 PM
With just three games left in the regular season, the Atlanta Braves have lowered their magic number to clinch homefield advantage through the National League Championship series to three. With their win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, the Braves tied the St. Louis Cardinals for the best record in the...

Atlanta Braves Fall Half-game Behind St. Louis Cardinals for National League Homefield Advantage
September 25th, 2013 at 10:57 PM
After only mustering two hits in a shutout loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, the Atlanta Braves now have the National League's second best record, falling a half game behind the St. Louis Cardinals in their quest for homefield advantage. The Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals on Wednesday afternoon, which, combined with Atlanta's...

Atlanta Braves Still Fighting for Home Field Advantage
September 24th, 2013 at 12:58 PM
With the National League East division title in their possession, the Atlanta Braves must keep winning in order to obtain the coveted home field advantage for the duration of the NL playoffs. At 92-64, the Braves currently have the NL's best record, but only by a half game margin over the...

Atlanta Braves Own Tiebreakers Over St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers for Homefield Advantage
September 23rd, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves have taken care of business against the teams they needed to beat, which has resulted in them owning the tiebreakers over the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers for homefield advantage. The Dodgers were owned by the Braves 5-2 in the season series. They're currently 2 1/2...

Atlanta Braves Avoid Sweep, Take Series Finale from St. Louis Cardinals
August 25th, 2013 at 6:20 PM
Another fine start by Mike MInor, combined with the efforts of a B-team lineup allowed the Atlanta Braves to snap their three-game losing streak and prevent a four-game sweep at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, taking a 5-2 win at Busch Stadium. Minor gave up six hits...

Bats Quiet as Atlanta Braves Fall to St. Louis Cardinals 6-2
August 24th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
St. Louis Cardinals starter Shelby Miller turned in another strong pitching performance, only allowing one run, courtesy of a Freddie Freeman homer, as St. Louis defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-2 Saturday night at Busch Stadium. Miller (12-8, 2.90) pitched seven innings and Carlos Beltran added three hits and two runs batted...

Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals: Game 129 Starting Lineups
August 24th, 2013 at 3:53 PM
  Game #129 August 24, 2013 Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 87°F - 81°F Wind: SE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Julio Teheran, P     1. Matt...

Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals: Game 128 Starting Lineups
August 23rd, 2013 at 6:52 PM
  Game #128 August 23, 2013 Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals Game Details Time: 8:15 PM EDT Stadium: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Sunny Temperature: 87°F - 76°F Wind: ENE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, LF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS 7. B.J. Upton, CF 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Kris Medlen, P     1....

Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals: Game 127 Starting Lineups
August 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 PM
  Game #127 August 22, 2013 Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals Game Details Time: 8:10 PM EDT Stadium: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 84°F - 78°F Wind: NE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jordan Schafer, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Evan Gattis, C 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Paul Maholm, P 1. Matt Carpenter,...

Atlanta Braves Begin 4 Game Series with St. Louis Cardinals
August 22nd, 2013 at 3:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves look to take on the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4 game series at Busch Stadium. The Atlanta Braves are still the only team in baseball under 50 losses. The Braves flew from Flushings, New York, to St. Louis, Missouri after a 2 game set with the New...