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capitalized in the way he does best. Just days after ripping a two-run pinch-hit single in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against Milwaukee, Craig did his best Kirk Gibson impression by turning on a 98 mph Alexi Ogando
On the night the honor the 10 year anniversary of the World Champion 2004 Red Sox, we look back at some of the greatest moments.
of spark the Braves reveled in when finally starting 19-year-old Andruw Jones in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series . Jones went on to hit .417 over his next seven playoff starts, with Atlanta eventually falling
slugging mark. It is worth noting that he was good enough to be the everyday shortstop for a Diamondbacks team that advanced to the NLCS that year. Nonetheless, it wasn't the performance that was expected of Drew, nor did it represent what he would become
working out.” Yes it did. The waiver claim ended up paying incredible dividends, as Ross emerged as a postseason hero. He won NLCS MVP honors while slamming five homers that October, helping the Giants to a World Series. January 26, 2012: Signed
he pitched under Valentine with the Mets from 1998-2002. New York enjoyed plenty of success during that run, including an NLCS berth in 1999 and a trip to the World Series in 2000. Yet in the 2012 version of Valentine and the Red Sox, Leiter sees more
en route to what became the apex of Valentine’s managerial career. The Mets won the wild card in both 1999 (reaching the NLCS ) and 2000 (when they reached the World Series against the Yankees ), and the then-Mets manager became a darling
powerhouse of a club that had finished the regular season with 108 wins and swept the Pirates in the National League Championship Series — were merely frauds in the eyes of their panicking manager. “I said, ‘Sparky, relax,’ ” said Rose
Michael Wacha received much of the hype for their pitching performances in the NLDS and NLCS for the Cardinals. But Lynn’s contributions in St. Louis’ NLCS win over the Dodgers should not be overlooked. He earned a Game 4 win at Los Angeles
postseason loss, as he surrendered four runs in five innings against the Dodgers, losing Game 5 of the National League Championship Series , 6-4. While Kelly has posted a career ERA of 3.08, he has struggled against left-handed
not get any easier on Thursday night, as they will face off against rookie phenom Michael Wacha in Game 2. Wacha, the 2013 NLCS MVP, has been brilliant so far this postseason, as he has compiled a 3-0 record with a 0.43 ERA in three starts. “You talk
in three postseason starts thus far. The rookie comes off an NLCS Game 6 win at Busch Field on Oct. 18, as he stymied the Dodgers ..... times against Wacha. Wacha earned two of the four wins in the NLCS . He claimed Game 2 at St. Louis on Oct. 12, behind a 6 2