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Buster Olney looks at the 10 biggest matchups in the NL Championship Series. First up: Willie Randolph vs. Albert Pujols.
The Padres generally elected to go after Pujols, and the Cardinals' first baseman hurt San Diego, batting .333, banging away for a .600 slugging percentage; he had only one walk in four games. The Mets' manager will probably approach him more cautiously than Bruce Bochy did, issuing some intentional walks.
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Alan Schwarz and Gary Gillette break down the ALCS and NLCS with a close look at each team's pitching staff.
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