Clayton Kershaw Picks Up MVP Too, Mike Trout Finally Snags One

Clayton Kershaw followed-up his NL Cy Young win by taking home the NL MVP trophy too, becoming the first person to sweep those awards since Bob Gibson did so while playing for the Cardinals in 1968. The Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton—whose candidacy might have been sunk when he took a fastball to the face and… » 11/13/14 7:42pm 11/13/14 7:42pm

Cardinals Beat Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw On Three-Run Homer

The crucial talking point preceding Game 4 between the Dodgers and Cardinals was "sample size." That mainly had to do with Dodgers manager Don Mattingly's decision to bench Yasiel Puig and start Andre Ethier in the outfield instead because of Puig's struggles in the first three games of the series. At least, we're… » 10/07/14 9:00pm 10/07/14 9:00pm

Dodgers Pitcher J.P. Howell Turns Amazing Double Play

With the Cardinals looking to stretch their 3–1 lead in the bottom of the 8th inning, Dodgers pitcher J.P. Howell pulled off a remarkable stop to turn the double play and get out of the inning. With the bases loaded Howell somehow managed to snag Kolten Wong's grounder, throw home and get a double play started. I've… » 10/07/14 12:07am 10/07/14 12:07am

The Cardinals Took Care Not To Celebrate In The Diamondbacks' Pool

The Cardinals found themselves in much the same position as the Dodgers did a year ago: at Chase Field, about to clinch the division. Would they celebrate the same way, by diving into the right-field pool and peeing all over the unwritten rules? They would not, because the Cardinals are class personified. » 9/29/14 11:42am 9/29/14 11:42am

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy And His Son Made MLB History

The San Francisco Giants had one bright spot as the Dodgers drubbed them 17-0 last night. Manager Bruce Bochy and pitcher Brett Bochy became a fun piece of trivia after a pitching change in the sixth inning. Brett's major-league debut marked the first time in MLB history that a manager called for his son in relief. » 9/14/14 12:00pm 9/14/14 12:00pm

What Baseball's Most Famous Brawl Photo Didn't Show You

It's been 49 years since Giants ace Juan Marichal clocked Dodgers catcher John Roseboro with his bat. The moment was captured in Neil Leifer's iconic photograph, which in turn shaped the collective memory of the incident. Today, Marichal is remembered as the villain, Roseboro as the helpless innocent in the middle of… » 8/22/14 3:37pm 8/22/14 3:37pm