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  1. Oh, the perils of being a wild card in the MLB playoffs

    Jayson Stark

    Congratulations, you've reached the postseason as a wild card. Your reward? A nine-inning, win-or-go-home fight for your playoff lives.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  2. 2012 World Series prediction

    Jayson Stark

    My pick is guaranteed to be wrong no matter what, isn't it? Just check my track record. So here goes: In the 2012 World Series, you will see ...

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  3. MLB postseason/tiebreaker scenarios

    Jayson Stark

    The matchups will be determined by what happens on the field Wednesday. So let's run through the various scenarios.

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  4. Baseball's potential postseason mess

    Jayson Stark

    Tiebreakers and weather could turn the first week of Bud Selig's new October into a logistical nightmare.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  5. Previewing the potential September MLB madness to come

    Jayson Stark

    The ripple effects of MLB's new postseason format are about to get even more visible and dramatic over the season's final 40 games.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  6. And the World Series winner will be …

    Jayson Stark

    What's new? From Albert Pujols in L.A. to the playoffs to Marlins Park in Miami, the 2012 season has a much different look.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2012
  7. 2011 World Series -- St. Louis Cardinals complete impossible drea...

    Jayson Stark

    First, there were the '86 Mets. Now there are the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals, who completed an impossible dream with an amazing title run unlike any other in World Series history.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  8. 2011 World Series -- David Freese, St. Louis Cardinals force Game...

    Jayson Stark

    Twice down to their last strike, David Freese and the Cardinals pulled off a stunning comeback in Game 6 of the World Series, defeating the Rangers 10-9 in 11 glorious innings.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2011
  9. 2011 World Series -- Texas Rangers could trigger a cultural shift...

    Jayson Stark

    The Rangers don't quite resonate with their fans like, say, the Red Sox do with New England fans, but with one more win after 51 inglorious seasons, they might initiate a cultural revolution in Texas.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2011
  10. 2011 World Series: Tony La Russa's 'House of Horrors'

    Jayson Stark

    What was Tony La Russa thinking in the eighth inning of World Series Game 5? The Cardinals manager explains how his bullpen management "nightmare" unfolded.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  11. 2011 World Series: St. Louis Cardinals' miscommunication leads to...

    Jayson Stark

    After defeating the Cardinals 4-2 in one of the weirdest games in World Series history, the Rangers sit just one win from their first title.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  12. 2011 World Series: Albert Pujols blasts three homers in Game 3

    Jayson Stark

    With three home runs and six RBIs, Albert Pujols delivered a history-making, series-changing performance in the Cardinals' 16-7 rout of the Rangers in Game 3 of the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2011
  13. 2011 World Series: Rangers-Cardinals shaping up to be a seven-gam...

    Jayson Stark

    If you're not watching the Rangers-Cardinals World Series, you ought to be. This could be one of the most compelling matchups in years.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  14. 2011 World Series -- Texas Rangers' ninth inning changes the Seri...

    Jayson Stark

    Three outs from an 0-2 deficit, the Texas Rangers rallied in the ninth inning to even the World Series and tilt the momentum in their favor.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  15. 2011 World Series: St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa wins...

    Jayson Stark

    Tony La Russa has been making all the right moves this postseason. The Cardinals' skipper outfoxed his opponent again in Game 1, guiding St. Louis to a 3-2 victory over the Rangers in the World Series opener.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011
  16. Why the Texas Rangers will win the World Series

    Jayson Stark

    The Rangers and Phillies will meet in the World Series. Who wins, you ask? You might be surprised.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011