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Stephen Strasburg racks up 12 K's in Game 3 win vs. Cards

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Stephen Strasburg keeps Nationals' rotation on a serious roll

Washington is within a win of the World Series because its starters have been historically good this postseason.

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Cardinals vs. Nationals

NL Championship Series

First comes the NLDS, then comes ... a baby? Inside Daniel Hudson's life-altering weekend

Daniel Hudson's decision to skip NLCS Game 1 to be with his wife as she gave birth to their daughter made headlines. But for him, it was never really a choice.

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Is Mike Shildt managing his Cardinals out of the NLCS?

The Cardinals' offense is coming up almost all zeroes, but some of the manager's choices aren't helping.

ALCS: Yankees vs. Astros

Game 3: Tuesday, 4:08 p.m. ET

Correa crushes walk-off homer in extras to defeat Yankees in Game 2

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MLB playoffs

LCS roundtable: Inside scoop on Nats-Cards, Astros-Yanks

With four playoff teams left, here's what we've learned so far and what's coming next.

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Ranking the four teams left in the playoffs

We break down the remaining teams and rank them on where they stand now.

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