The San Francisco Giants have a 2-1 lead in the NLCS after a wild throw to first base led the winning run to score in the 10th inning at AT&T Park Tuesday.
In the National League, the Cardinals and Giants have been dominating postseason play in recent years, and that means fans are having a hard time choosing who to root against more. Fortunately for Giants fans, the decision is easy, not just because the Cardinals are the latest opponents, but because these teams have postseason tensions dating back to Jeffery Leonard calling St. Louis a cow town.
The National League Championship Series is tied at one game apiece and the San Francisco Giants return home to face the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday afternoon in Game 3 at AT&T park. Vendors, nearby shops and restaurants are well aware that business is booming.
Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game each.
Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener.
It may have been a few years and a World Series championship in the past but the ire for Cardinals Matt Holliday is still fresh.
The Giants meet the Cardinals in St. Louis Saturday in the first game of the National League Championship Series.
Joe Panik scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Aaron Barrett’s bases-loaded wild pitch, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night to return to the NL Championship Series.
The St. Louis Cardinals lost 3 straight in 2012 to get eliminated. Can they avoid the same fate in 2013 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers, in their bid to stave off elimination, are up 6-3 over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series.