Cardinals Defeat Dodgers 4-2, Lead NLCS 3-1

Automated InsightsOctober 16, 2013

Trevor Rosenthal closed out the game in the ninth as St. Louis put an end to a late rally to get by Los Angeles, 4-2.


Lance Lynn worked 5 1/3 innings to earn his second win of the postseason after he surrendered two runs on six hits with five strikeouts and three walks. Rosenthal got his third save of the postseason after one inning of work giving up one hit, striking out one and walking no one. After allowing three runs on three hits over four innings with four strikeouts and one walk, Ricky Nolasco (0-1) was charged with the loss. Matt Holliday had a strong game for the Cardinals, going 2 for 4 with a home run, a run, and two RBIs. Shane Robinson also had great output, going 1 for 2 with a home run, a run, and an RBI. Yasiel Puig went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a walk in the loss.

The Cardinals now have a two-game lead in the NLCS and are now just one win away from advancing to the World Series. The Cardinals will play the Dodgers Wednesday in Game 5 of the NLCS at Dodger Stadium at 1:07 PM PDT.


Cardinals Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A 95.5 M. Holliday LF 4 2 1 1 2 0 0
A 95.0 S. Robinson PH 2 1 1 1 1 0 0
A- 90.0 P. Kozma SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
B+ 87.2 M. Carpenter 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 1
B 84.8 Y. Molina C 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
C 75.7 J. Jay CF 3 1 0 0 0 0 2
C 75.4 C. Beltran RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 0
C 72.7 D. Descalso SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 3
C- 70.0 A. Chambers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 64.0 D. Freese 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
F 56.0 M. Adams 1B 5 0 0 0 0 0 3


Dodgers Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A 96.5 N. Punto SS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
A 92.4 Y. Puig RF 3 2 0 0 1 1 0
A 92.4 A. Ethier CF 3 2 1 0 0 1 0
B+ 87.2 A. Ellis C 2 1 0 0 1 1 0
B 85.1 A. Gonzalez 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
C 74.7 C. Crawford LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
C- 71.0 S. Schumaker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- 71.0 M. Young SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D 62.0 H. Ramirez SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
D- 61.0 M. Ellis 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
D- 61.0 J. Uribe 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1


Cardinals Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 95.2 S. Maness 0.2 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 3
A 93.4 C. Martinez 2.0 0.00 0.50 1 0 0 18
B+ 89.7 T. Rosenthal 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 1 0 13
C+ 79.8 L. Lynn 5.1 3.38 1.69 6 5 3 83


Dodgers Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 93.4 C. Marmol 1.2 0.00 0.60 0 3 1 26
B 86.4 C. Withrow 2.0 0.00 1.50 0 1 3 44
C 74.5 R. Belisario 0.1 0.00 3.00 1 0 0 5
C 73.8 R. Nolasco 4.0 6.75 1.00 3 4 1 58
F 58.3 J. Howell 1.0 9.00 3.00 2 3 1 26