Daniel Descalso and Pete Kozma had two-out, two-run singles as the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to beat the Washington Nationals 9-7 and reach the National League Championship Series.
If Paul Krugman is right -- and he has a Nobel Prize that says he is -- then we should all be suspicious of the so-called Washington consensus. Which may tell you all you need to know about the Beltway’s bipartisan obsession with the Washington Nationals.
Brandon Moss and Cliff Pennington hit home runs to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels, who lost ground in the American League wild card race as their six-game winning streak ended.
Washington Nationals leftfielder Bryce Harper hit a double and drove in a run in his Major League Baseball debut that was marred by Matt Kemp’s walk-off home run in the 10th inning that gave the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-3 victory.