The Giants’ win in Game 5 sent the series to San Francisco. Game 6 will begin Sunday in the twilight at AT&T Park, with Ryan Vogelsong pitching against the Cardinals’ Chris Carpenter.
Hobbled Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran says he wants to be in the lineup for possible series clincher.
The St. Louis Cardinals currently hold a 3-1 advantage in the NLCS. However, they probably want to clinch the series now rather than letting the San Francisco Giants go back home with more favorable pitching matchups.
Cardinals legend brings crowd a thrill at age 91.
Good pitching, good hitting propel St. Louis past San Francisco 8-3.
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 prospect of losing Beltran for even a game or two is troubling for St. Louis given his postseason pedigree.
Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer after subbing for an injured Carlos Beltran and the St. Louis Cardinals chased Matt Cain before a 3½ hour rain delay.
In the end the Matt Holliday slide has turned into a non-issue for both teams, as now even Scutaro has gotten over the play.
Giants infielder injured by Cardinal Matt Holliday’s hard slide in Game 2 of the NLCS may play Wednesday in Game 3.