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Quick Hits: Giants outlast Nationals in marathon 18-inning NLDS Game 2

The Giants spoiled Jordan Zimmermann's masterpiece and won NLDS Game 2 in the 18th inning. It was the longest postseason game in history.<p>What started …

Kemp homer helps Dodgers peg back Cardinals

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Matt Kemp rescued Los Angeles with a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning as the Dodgers edged St Louis 3-2 on Saturday to draw level in their National League Division Series after two games.<p>October 4, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Matt Kemp …

Dodgers' Zack Greinke fires seven scoreless innings of two-hit ball in Game 2

Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke twirled a gem but wasn't a factor into the decision in Game 2 of the National League Division Series at home against the …

Baseball

Strickland stands behind pitch choices

WASHINGTON — Human nature forces us to dwell on the negative, it seems.<p>In Game 1 of the NL Division Series on Friday, <b>Hunter Strickland</b> struck out <b>Ian Desmond</b> with a 100 mph fastball to strand the bases loaded in the sixth inning of a 2-0 game, a remarkable first postseason moment for a rookie with …

Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny is sea of tranquillity amid clamor

In the bottom of the sixth inning Saturday, 54,000 fans rose as one in full-throated cheer as the<p>Dodgers'Zack Greinkestepped to the plate with the bases loaded in a game his team already led, 2-0.St. Louis CardinalsstarterLance Lynnwas laboring after 110 pitches. One mistake there and the game …

Hits and errors: A daily look at MLB postseason

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are hoping to break out the brooms.<p>Off to 2-0 starts in the AL Division Series, both teams can finish …