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    Home field plays 'huge part' in Crew's success

    Throughout this magical season for the Brewers, the team's home stadium has played an integral role in their playoff run. Milwaukee's 3-2 victory over the D-backs in Game 5 of the NLDS once again displayed the power of playing in front of the local audience. More >

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    Noble in defeat, D-backs make huge strides

    The postseason ended in disappointment for the Arizona Diamondbacks, but their overall performance in 2011 added up to a major success. More >

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    Unlikely trio crafts ninth-inning comeback

    The D-backs' stirring rally in the ninth inning Friday, a last-gasp comeback that came as no surprise to anyone in their dugout or anyone who followed them this year, had a simple and typically unorthodox recipe. More >

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    Young's amazing catch one to remember

    D-backs center fielder Chris Young made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch in front of the warning track to rob the Brewers' Jerry Hairston Jr. of a go-ahead extra-base hit with two runners on base in the sixth inning of the deciding Game 5 of the National League Division Series on Friday. More >

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    Performer of the game: Brewers' Morgan

    Nyjer Morgan sent a fastball from closer J.J. Putz bouncing into center field for the decisive blow in Milwaukee's 3-2, 10-inning victory over the D-backs in Game 5 of the National League Division Series. More >

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    Despite finish, D-backs cherish dream season

    After the D-backs watched the Brewers celebrate a 3-2 victory in the decisive game of the National League Division Series, manager Kirk Gibson told his players how proud he was of them. More >

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    In NLDS win, Braun shows MVP-level talent

    After posting MVP-worthy numbers during the regular season, it was no surprise that Ryan Braun excelled in the National League Division Series, helping propel the Brewers to their first playoff series win since 1982. More >

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    Brewers ride strengths, surprises to NLCS

    The Milwaukee Brewers advanced to the National League Championship Series on the strength of a unique blend -- the totally predictable and the largely unexpected. More >

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    Brewers bullpen clutch with season on line

    Takashi Saito cruised through the seventh. Setup man Francisco "K-Rod" Rodriguez escaped with the bases loaded in the eighth. All the Brewers needed was a John Axford save for their first postseason win since 1982. More >

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    Royal Plush: Morgan's hit lands Crew in NLCS

    A hysteria-inducing 3-2 win over the D-backs in Game 5 clinched the NL Division Series for the Brewers, a win-or-go-home game decided in the bottom of the 10th inning on Nyjer Morgan's single after John Axford's first blown save since April. More >

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    Never-say-die D-backs finally succumb

    The D-backs' magical season came to an end on Friday, as they fell to the Brewers, 3-2, in 10 innings in Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Miller Park. More >

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    Betancourt helps propel Crew to NLCS

    Yuniesky Betancourt had a series to remember against the D-backs in the National League Division Series, and now he and his Milwaukee teammates are four victories away from going to the World Series. More >

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    NLDS Game 5 tidbits: Milwaukee 3, Arizona 2

    A look at some notable facts and figures from the Milwaukee Brewers' 3-2 victory in 10 innings over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the decisive Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Miller Park on Friday. More >

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    Leyland's plan for Verlander works to perfection

    Justin Verlander lobbied hard to pitch in Game 5 of the American League Division Series. Tigers manager Jim Leyland stayed steadfast in his plan. Detroit hopes to reap the benefits when its ace starts Game 1 of the ALCS in Texas. More >

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    Silence of the bats spoke volumes for Yankees

    Pitching was supposed to be the concern for the Yankees this season, but in the end, it was the inopportune icing of the offense that hurt them most in the ALDS loss to the Tigers. More >

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    La Russa cheers on old friend Leyland

    Cardinals manager Tony La Russa didn't call old friend Jim Leyland once on Thursday night. He called the Tigers manager several times. More >

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    Rangers face tough test in Tigers' rotation

    Starting pitching is clearly the Tigers' strength, and the Rangers will have to find a way to get to Detroit's rotation if they plan on advancing to the World Series for a second consecutive season. More >

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    Nova diagnosed with forearm strain after MRI

    Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 flexor strain of his right forearm, and the injury is expected to heal without complications over the winter, the team announced. More >

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    As Leyland points out, baseball's a simple game

    Tigers manager Jim Leyland has had a simple approach to pressure situations, reminding his team that, "It's just a game." His team proved that it is, all part of a dramatic week in baseball. More >

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    Fister trade pays off for Tigers with Game 5 win

    Some trades never seem to make the grade, but this one for the Tigers certainly did: Right-hander Doug Fister from the Mariners at the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline for four prospects. More >