ST. LOUIS — Adam Wainwright held the hug with catcher Yadier Molina a few extra seconds, soaking in his latest pressure-packed performance for the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Diamondbacks' Gerardo Parra scores the decisive run on a single by Paul Goldschmidt in the 14th inning on Tuesday night. Arizona beat the host St. Louis Cardinals 7-6.
ST. LOUIS - It was a night filled with casualties, from all the discarded wads of gum fired into left field by third base umpire Jordan Baker to the bat that St. Louis slugger Matt Holliday shattered by slamming it into the ground in the 11th inning.
St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina hits a solo home run off Diamondbacks starter Trevor Cahill in the fifth inning.
ST. LOUIS - It had been nearly a year since Trevor Cahill had such a rough night.
San Francisco Giants' Ryan Vogelsong is back on the mound today, trying to duplicate his Game 2-winning performance in Game 6.
St. Louis pitcher Chris Carpenter was tagged with the loss in Game 2, giving up five runs. He is scheduled to start today.
SAN FRANCISCO - The Giants sure are tough to eliminate this postseason.
San Francisco Giants starter Barry Zito scattered six hits in 7 2/3 innings. He struck out six and walked one. At the plate, he bunted for an RBI single in the fourth inning.
ST. LOUIS - The San Francisco Giants waited quite a while for this kind of performance from Barry Zito.
St. Louis' Allen Craig hits a sacrifice fly off San Francisco's Tim Lincecum in the first inning of Game 4. Lincecum gave up four runs in 4 2/3 innings.
ST. LOUIS - One more win and another bunch of wild card Cardinals get their chance to repeat.
"All of sudden, I just saw this train coming," said Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro about Matt Holliday's late slide Monday in Game 2. Scutaro has a strained left hip and sore left knee.
ST. LOUIS - 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.
SAN FRANCISCO - Marco Scutaro answered Matt Holliday's hard takeout with a big hit of his own to help the San Francisco Giants end their home slide.
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WASHINGTON - Doesn't matter how bad things look for the St. Louis Cardinals. Trailing by a bunch, down to their last strike, they simply stay calm and do what it takes to win.
Cardinals shortstop Pete Kozma singles in the ninth, scoring David Freese and Daniel Descalso to win the game.
St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Beltran rounds the bases after hitting a solo homer in the sixth inning. He added a two-run home run in the eighth inning.
ST. LOUIS - Three hits and an excruciating loss one day, double-digit runs and a laugher the next. The St. Louis Cardinals have been that type of team all season.