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Tag archive for ‘wild card’

Wild Card Winner Batting .500 in Reaching Championship Series

The Wild Card Game winner has reached three of the six League Championship Series since Major League Baseball added the second wild card.

TCN Blog 2012 Cardinals top story #3: Wild Card win in Atlanta

In the first-ever National League Wild Card game, the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Atlanta Braves on the road.

Second wild card update – Tuesday, 10/2

A quick glance at the race between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers for the second National League wild card after game #160.

Second wild card update – Monday, 10/1

A quick glance at the race between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers for the second National League wild card.

The most damaging loss of the Cardinals season?

The St. Louis Cardinals final West Coast road trip (and a non-winning record in their final four games) may lead to a grueling travel schedule this coming week.

Wainwright calls wild card win while Chipper shrugs

If St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright is looking ahead to the National League Division Series, Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones doesn’t appear concerned about it.

Union holding up expanded MLB playoffs

One month remains for Major League Baseball owners and players to agree whether or not to add a second Wild Card per league in 2012.

Will the Phillies determine their playoff opponent?

Whether or not the Philadelphia Phillies have a wild card preference, they may have a major hand in its selection.

Extra wild cards, expanded playoffs shelved

Major League Baseball’s plan to add two wild cards may be off the table for 2011, but is far from dead.

Revamping MLB’s post-season format

A quick look at two proposals to expand Major League Baseball’s Wild Cards.

Will Cincy’s deadline trades pay off with a wild card?

Cincinnati seems the only National League team out of playoff contention that made a big trade acquisition.