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It Ain’t Over ’til it’s—Hey: It’s Over

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Cards look to stay alive and force a Game 7.

I say the Sox end it tonight.

Never mind the bollocks:

Let’s Go Cards!

Fear and Loathing in St. Louis

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This is the fear and loathing Whirled Serious for Yankee fans.

Gotta figure the Cards need to win tonight, right? They go back to Boston down 3-2 they are going to need a whole lot of Buckner on their side to pull this shit out.

I got no call on the game tonight–but I’m not feeling especially optimistic. Just hoping the Cards find a way.

Never mind the nerves: Let’s Go Red Boids!

[Photo Via: MPD]

Home in the Heartland

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Game Three, St. Louie. Says here the Sox take this one.

Hoping I’m wrong.

Never mind nuthin’:

Let’s Go Cards!

[Photo Via: Ghost in the Machine]

Road Dogs

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Cards look to leave Boston with the Serious tied one-game apiece. The Sox look to continue their postseason run of undisturbed good fortune.

Wacha vs. Lackey.

Never mind those shaggy bastards:

Let’s Go Cards!

Take 2

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Well, Game 1 was revolting now, wasn’t it? Cards win tonight and they’ll have taken care of business. But they were shook last night and dammit if this whole postseason doesn’t have a bad vibe about it.

[Photo Via: Gu Photography]

 

Seeing Red

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Sox vs. Cards. Nothing to do but root for St. Louis.

Never mind the bitterness:

Let’s Go Card-’nals!

 

Brace Yourselves For Bad News

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The Sox are a win away from a trip to the Whirled Serious. Man, I’d love to see a Game 7 here but I think the Sox will do what the Cards did last night: take care of it.

Never mind those damn beards:

Let’s Go Tig-ers!

[Photo Credit: Joel Zimmer]

Winter Kills

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But it’s knocking at the door for the Dodgers today.

Hate to say it but I think the Cards will end their season while the Red Sox take a 3-1 lead against the Tigers.

[Photo Via: The Minimalisto]

Belly 2 Belly

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Couple of games today. First, the Red Sox will beat Justin Verlander in Detroit. Later, the Cards will take a 3-1 NLCS lead in Los Angeles.

Least that’s how I see it.

Never mind me: Let’s Go Base-ball!

One for the Money

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Benjamin Hoffman on David Ortiz, Derek Jeter, Carlos Beltran, Alex Rodriguez and clutch hitting.

[Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/ USA TODAY Sports]

Sunset Blvd

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Dodgers look to stay alive. They host the Cards tonight in Los Angeles.

Let’s Go Base-Ball.

[Photo Via: The Minimalisto]

Bottom’s Up

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Tough loss for the Tigers. They had the Sox where they wanted them. They were poised to take a 2-0 lead. But they failed.

A split on the road is good. Verlander in Game 3 is good. Losing last night: rough.

[Photo Credit: Charlie Riedel/AP]

ALCS: Game 2

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Let’s Go Ti-Gers!

[Picture Via: This Isn’t Happiness]

Double Feature

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Couple of games today–we’ll be rooting for the visitors in both.

Let’s Go Base-ball!

[Photo Via: It’s a Long Season]

Tradition

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Game 1 of the NLCS. Dodgers vs. the Cards.

Let’s Go Base-ball!

[Photo Credit: Nick Gerber]

The Unfair One

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That’s the old term for a fastball pitcher who always has a lethal curve ball. Yeah, the home plate umpire had a generous strike zone last night, but Justin Verlander was a load. What an impressive performance.

I liked the A’s chances against the Red Sox more than I like the Tigers’ chances, but so be it:

Let’s Go Tigers.

One For the Money

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For our man Ken:

Let’s Go A’s!

[Photo Via: It’s a Long Season]

All Together Now

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Never mind nuthin’:

Let’s Go Buc-cos!

 

Pain Management

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Say the Pirates lose today, what’s worse the pain Pirates fans will feel or the pain Braves fans feel right now? Or the pain that A’s fans would feel should they lose tomorrow night. The Pirates are the Cinderella team of the 2013 playoffs. But the Braves and A’s keep making the playoffs only to get knocked out before they reach the Whirled Serious.

Last night I IM’d with an A’s fan and he said the Game 4 loss would haunt him for the rest of the winter. Unless, I said, they win Game 5.

He said, “The A’s never win Game 5.”

And what could I say to that? Other than I hope they prove him wrong.

[Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images]

Gettin’ Late Early

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Rainy Monday in New York but today gives four playoff games. A’s and the Tigers up first. Then Pirates, Cards. Tonight gives the Rays trying to extend their season and later, the Dodgers try to move on to the NLCS.

Have at it, folks.

Let’s Go Base-ball.

[Photo Credit:  Jared Wickerham/Getty Images North America]

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