When Jim Joyce and Dana DeMuth simultaneously invoked the obstruction rule to end Game 3 of the 2013 World Series, they made the last great umpiring call of baseball's pre-instant-replay era.
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is grateful that baseball's new home-plate collision rules are "trying to change the culture."
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.
Starting (and perhaps ending) with Game 6, Fenway Park will soon host a World Series championship game for the first time in 38 years.
These Red Sox finally gave fans what they've longed to see -- a World Series clincher at Fenway Park.
With a victory in Game 5, the Red Sox pulled within one victory of a World Series title at Fenway Park, the first at the ballpark since 1918.
Game 3 of the 2013 World Series was punctuated by a finish that people will be debating for 100 years.
How hard to the Cardinals' young relievers throw? Hard enough to break Yadier Molina's glove.
In St. Louis, David Ortiz has to play first base for the Red Sox because his October greatness makes him impossible to leave out of the lineup.
One double-play ball turned forceout turned error set the tone for Game 1 and maybe the Series.
Running down the reasons the Cardinals will beat the Red Sox and win their second title in the past three years.
Preparation. Information. Dedication. Winning. That's the mindset the Cardinals have as they pursue a second title in the past three years.
Everything that makes the Cardinals special was on display in the third-inning rally that fueled their Game 6 win, writes Jayson Stark.
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.