San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro put on one of the best pure hitting displays in a postseason series that we have seen in recent memory en route to winning the National League Championship Series MVP award.
With their knack for winning when the odds are against them, the San Francisco Giants pull off another historic comeback for each other and head to the World Series.
Marco Scutaro looked up through the pouring rain, caught Matt Holliday’s popup for the final out and punched his ticket to the World Series for the first time at age 36.
If the Giants win the deciding Game 7, Marco Scutaro will be a strong candidate to win the NLCS MVP.
Matt Cain lost for the second time this postseason, giving up three runs on five hits in 6 1-3 innings. The Giants, who entered the game batting just .217 in the postseason, were 0 for 7 with runners in scoring position.
San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro was in the starting lineup for Wednesday’s NLCS Game 3 against the Cardinals in St. Louis. Scutaro was injured when Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday aggressively collided with him in Game 2 to break up a double play.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy expects Marco Scutaro to be in his lineup card for Game 3 of the NL championship series, two days after St. Louis slugger Matt Holliday plowed into the San Francisco second baseman.
After Cardinals outfielder’s hard slide that eventually took San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro out of Game 2, the infielder is ready to start Game 3 and holds no ill feelings towards the opposition.
Bruce Bochy expects Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro to be on his lineup card for Game 3 of the NL championship series. And the San Francisco manager isn’t interested in any retaliation talk.
Matt Holliday’s chop-block on Marco Scutaro may have done more than a Hunter Pence dugout sermon to build a fire under the San Francisco Giants and their fans.