The St. Louis Cardinals overcame an untilmely exit by Jaime Garcia to win Game 2 of the NLDS, writes Jayson Stark.
Journeyman Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run in the ninth to seal their NLCS win delivered perhaps the Giants' most surprising way to win yet, writes Jayson Stark.
The Giants continue to find new and amazing ways to win postseason games, Jayson Stark writes.
Coming back to with a throwaway win in Game 3 on a bunt attempt? Of course, because that's the "ugly but it works" Giants, writes Jayson Stark.
Yadier Molina's strained oblique should keep him out Game 3. Or should it? Stay tuned -- his status remains uncertain.
Kolten Wong's walk-off home run in Game 2 put him in exclusive company as the Cardinals achieved an impressive comeback win to tie up the NLCS.
Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is the best pitcher left in the postseason, and he proved it with 7 2/3 scoreless innings against the Cardinals in Game 1, Jayson Stark writes.
The Giants and the Cardinals, who've combined to win the past four NL pennants, are no strangers to postseason experience.
If you thought that the 2013 season wasn't jam-packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark's here to disabuse you of that notion.
Jayson Stark picks the winners and losers of the offseason to date, considering the winter meetings couldn't match the activity from the previous week.
No matter which school of baseball you're currently enrolled in -- old school or new school -- Detroit's Miguel Cabrera and Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen are deserving MVP winners.
The emotions displayed by the Dodgers and Cardinals players in the NLCS is a good thing for baseball. So let's celebrate the excitement, not condemn it, writes Jayson Stark.
Like Hunter Pence's logic-defying hit, San Francisco's elimination-defying run to the World Series cannot be easily explained.
Powered by Ryan Vogelsong's career-high nine-strikeout performance, the Giants cruised past the Cardinals, 6-1, to force Monday's Game 7.
Barry Zito pitched an elimination game for the ages and ignited a hashtag that reverberated from Stockton to Stockholm, throwing 7 2/3 artful shutout innings against the Cardinals in the Giants' 5-0 victory.
The St. Louis Cardinals are on the verge of another World Series trip and deserve a bit more respect, writes Jayson Stark.