Originally published: October 28, 2011 11:27 PM Updated: October 29, 2011 2:05 AM By DAVID LENNON david.lennon@newsday.com ST. LOUIS -- The transformation from walking dead to world champions took a total of 24 …
ST. LOUIS — When the St. Louis Cardinals were down to their apparent final strike of the season, in both the ninth and 10th innings of Game 6 on Thursday night, Manager Tony La Russa told his players in the dugout not to forget to thank …
It's amazing." "Amazing" is as good a word as any for it, too, because there has never been a World Series champion like the 2011 Cardinals. It's that simple. The Cardinals, only one strike from defeat 24 hours earlier, celebrate on the …
Only, this meeting won’t be anything like nine years ago. Back then, the Cardinals were playing in the World Series for the first time in 17 years, hoping to win their first championship since 1982. But they were merely props in the best …
ST. LOUIS - Hard-throwing Jason Motte was the fifth pitcher to audition for the St. Louis Cardinals' closer job. He's nailing down that role, even if manager Tony La Russa is steadfast in his refusal to make it official. Handed a one-run lead in …
Welcome to USA TODAY's coverage of the World Series between the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals. After what may go down as one of the greatest games in World Series history, the two teams had to come back less than …
LOUISVILLE — Think of it as unfinished business in Omaha. After two years of stalling in the Super Regionals, the Louisville Cardinals baseball team is bound for the College World Series. It’s the fourth time since 2007 that the …
The Red Sox are seeking their third World Series title in 10 seasons. The Cardinals are going for their second in three years and third since 2006. ... Both clubs won 97 games this season, tying for the best record in the majors. It marks …
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Allen Craig drifted back, reached up and made the catch, setting off a stampede from the dugout. The St. Louis Cardinals, the team that wasn't even supposed to be here, had won a most remarkable World Series. A day …
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina celebrates after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 6-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) ST. LOUIS (AP) …