World Series 2011: Cardinals vs. Rangers

2011 World Series In Review: How Did The St. Louis Cardinals Just Do That?

Somehow, some way, the St. Louis Cardinals knocked off the Texas Rangers in seven games to win an improbable championship. Let's go back over this World Series game by game, shall we?

2011 World Series: David Freese And The Odd Journey To World Series MVP

On the trade that brought David Freese to the St. Louis Cardinals, and another World Series as well.

2011 World Series, Game 7: Cardinals Beat Rangers 6-2, Clinch 11th World Championship

Thanks largely to Chris Carpenter and David Freese -- but with a little help from Mother Nature and Dave Duncan -- the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Texas Rangers in Game 7 to win the 2011 World Series.

World Series 2011: Game 6 And Carlton Fisk

Last night's game was a reminder that there are games that don't necessarily need to be validated by a World Series title.

The Top 10 World Series Games, Including (Of Course) 2011 Game 6

Some are calling Thursday's Game 6 an "instant classic". Where would you rank it among the greatest World Series games of all time?

2011 World Series: Whither Koji Uehara And Mike Adams?

Texas paid in players and prospects in order to improve their bullpen, but you wouldn't know it if you watched the World Series.

2011 World Series, Game 6: Did Ron Washington Blow It?

David Freese might be Middle America's Sweetheart, but there must be at least a few Rangers fans who suffered terrible nightmares about Ron Washington's Game 6 managing. Here's why.

World Series Game 6: The Heroes That Weren't

The big hero in Thursday night's Game 6 of the World Series was, obviously, David Freese. But a handful of Rangers came tantalizingly close to being big heroes instead.

World Series 2011: The What-Ifs Of Game 6

Three things from Game 6 of the 2011 World Series that were a big deal.


2011 World Series, Game 7: Time, TV Schedule, Starting Pitchers, More

For the first time in nine years, the World Series comes down to Game 7.

World Series Game 6: David Freese, Cardinals Pull Off Win For The Ages

Twice down to their final strike, the Cardinals refused to lose, and David Freese's walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning guaranteed a Friday night Game 7.

2011 World Series: Tony La Russa 'Offended' By 'Moneyball'

Tony La Russa spent the evening at the movies Wednesday night, and came out of it with a strong opinion of one of this year's most popular films.

2011 World Series: On The State Of Chris Carpenter's Elbow

Chris Carpenter could pitch for the Cardinals in a Friday Game 7. Chris Carpenter's elbow has been the subject of much conversation. What's the deal?

World Series 2011: How Responsible Is John Mozeliak For The Cardinals' Success?

The St. Louis Cardinals stunned the baseball world by making the playoffs with a September surge, advancing to the World Series. How much of the credit can their GM take?

100 Years Ago, Rain Held Up The World Series... For A Week

If you think waiting an extra day for a World Series game is a long time, a century ago they had to wait... longer.

World Series 2011: Game 7 And The Derek Holland Situation

Wednesday's rain pushed a potential Game 7 back to Friday, which would be Derek Holland's normal turn in the rotation. Should Matt Harrison be skipped?

World Series 2011: Is Tony La Russa A Good October Manager?

For all his successes over the course of his long career, Tony La Russa has managed only two World Series winners in 33 years. Does he need to win this one to make his postseason record look good?

2011 World Series: How The Texas Rangers Wound Up With Baseball's Best Middle Infield

With Ian Kinsler and Elvis Andrus, it doesn't get any better up the middle than they've got it in Texas. How did the Rangers get to this point? Let's explore.

2011 World Series: Game 7 And The Chris Carpenter Situation

Game 7 of the 2011 World Series has been pushed back to Friday, which could allow the Cardinals to start Chris Carpenter on three days' rest. Is that the move they should make?

2011 World Series: The Rangers Are Really, Really Close To Appreciating Mitch Moreland A Lot More

If the Rangers can hold a lead for the next nine innings of baseball they play, they'll be thankful for a lot of things. One of them will be how poorly Mitch Moreland has played

World Series 2011: It's All About Matt Holliday, Now And (Almost) Forever

Just in August, things looked bleak for the Cardinals. And I'm not just writing about how they were over ten games out of a playoff spot at one point. They were down in the standings, yes, but they...

Tony La Russa And The Bullpen Phone: The Unasked Question

In the mass of questions surrounding Cardinals manager Tony La Russa and his troubles with the bullpen phone in Game 5, there's one that didn't get asked.

2011 World Series Game 6 Preview: Time, TV Schedule, Pitchers And More

The World Series returns to St. Louis on Wednesday with the Texas Rangers needing just one more win against the Cardinals to secure their first world championship. Colby Lewis and Jaime Garcia are the starting pitchers, a rematch of Game 2.

Octavio Dotel's Utter Contempt For The Intentional Walk

Lost in the mix after Monday night's Game 5 is that Octavio Dotel really hates issuing intentional walks to dudes, and wants everybody to know it.

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