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  3. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 2, Cardinals 1

    Gordon Edes

    ST. LOUIS -- Joe Kelly made 38 starts for the Cardinals in his nearly three seasons with the team, or two starts fewer than Hall of Famer Bob Gibson made for the Cards in 1964, a World Series-winning year. Kelly won a total of 17 games for the Car...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
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  5. MLB - Five best second-half pitchers

    Check out a list of the five greatest second-half offensive performances of the past 50 years.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  6. Yankees can't afford a Tanaka slump

    David Schoenfield

    Now, there's no need to panic just yet if you're a New York Yankees fan. I mean, even Bob Gibson allowed five runs in a game two times and six runs once back in 1968, the year that he posted a 1.12 ERA. Sandy Koufax won 27 games with a 1.73 ERA in 19...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  7. St. Louis Cardinals honor 1964 world champions

    Lou Brock remembered September 1964 as a time when the St. Louis Cardinals began a salary drive. That's also when they started their path to the World Series championship.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  8. A random blog on Bob Gibson

    David Schoenfield

    Bill James has one of his fun studies up on, where he asks: How often does a team's Opening Day starter turn out to be actually the best pitcher on the team? Anyway, it's behind the pay wall so I don't want to give the entire a...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  9. Zack Greinke is pretty awesome these days

    David Schoenfield

    Cole Hamels made his season debut for the Phillies on Wednesday night and while he pitched very well -- two runs in six innings -- the story was Dodgers starter Zack Greinke, who allowed two runs while striking out 11. That's 17 straight starts Grein...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  10. Farrell mulled starting Lester on short rest

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The past two times a pitcher won three starts in a World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals were involved both times. In 1967, Bob Gibson beat the Red Sox three times as the Cardinals won in seven games, and the following year, Mickey Lolich o...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  11. MLB battle of the World Series beards between Red Sox and Cardina...

    Jim Caple

    This World Series features two evenly-matched sets of . . . facial hair? Yep, the Cardinals and Red Sox both rock the beards like never before.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  12. More tough luck for Lackey in L.A.

    Gordon Edes

    LOS ANGELES -- Tim McCarver, the former catcher and long-time Fox broadcast analyst, once said wryly of Hall of Famer Bob Gibson, whom he caught numerous times when they both played with the Cardinals: "Bob Gibson is the luckiest pitcher I ever sa...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  13. Bracket baseball-style: Creighton wins it all!

    David Schoenfield

    From the World Of I Can't Believe You Spent The Time Doing This, what would the NCAA tournament bracket look like if we picked the best major leaguer from each school? Well, something like this (* denotes Hall of Famer) ... REGION 1 Round of ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  14. The best five-year pitching peaks

    David Schoenfield

    This is another follow-up to a debate that arose in a recent chat session: Which pitcher had the best five-year peak? With Sandy Koufax having spent time at Dodgers camp this spring it seems like a perfect time for a list, doesn't it? Well, I c...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  15. The one baseball game you'd most like to go back in time to see

    Jim Caple

    You've got a time machine and a baseball jones. What one game in major league history would you travel back in time to watch live and in person?

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  16. R.A. Dickey on one of great rolls of all time

    David Schoenfield

    In spring training of 2010, the Mets made their first cuts in mid-March. A 35-year-old pitcher who was trying to make the team as the last man out of the bullpen was one of those sent to minor league camp. Give up? Retire? Are you kidding? The pit...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  17. Best batter-pitcher matchups of all time

    David Schoenfield

    The other night I tweeted something like, "Would love to see Aroldis Chapman face 2001 Barry Bonds." On the Baseball Today podcast, we had a reader ask us about best pitcher-hitter matchups to watch for over the next few years. With that prompt, I...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  18. Curt Schilling and 2013: The new Gibson?

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    AP Photo/Getty ImagesThere are many ways by which Curt Schilling's best statistical match is Bob Gibson. Fill in the blank: Curt Schilling was to his era what _____ was to his era. The answer that best supports Schilling's Hall of Fame candidac...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  19. Reason No. 4,694 why we love baseball

    David Schoenfield

    ST. LOUIS -- I hopped in the cab this morning and immediately the driver started talking about Thursday night's game. He didn't even bother asking if I was a baseball fan. In St. Louis, they just assume you are. "That's the kind of game I like ...

    Blog | October 21, 2011