Hunter Pence’s grand slam was a big blow in Friday night’s game.
It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.
To earn a trip the World Series the Cardinals will have to avoid the mistakes that doomed them in Game 5.
Former aces Adam Wainwright and Tim Linecum take the mound in Game 4 of the NLCS. Both pitchers have had down years. Which pitcher finds his old form may determine the winner of this crucial game in the series.
The starting pitching matchups are fairly even in the NLCS series between the Cardinals and the Giants. However, the Cardinals have an edge in offense which should allow them to prevail.
Garcia, had nine of his victories at home this season, allowed one earned run in 15 innings in two starts against the Phillies this year.
Norris walked the leadoff batter in the first, fourth and fifth innings, but faced the minimum through five thanks to three double plays.