Cardinals Shutout Dodgers 9-0, Advance to World Series

Automated InsightsOctober 19, 2013

Michael Wacha surrendered only two hits in seven innings as St. Louis defeated Los Angeles, 9-0. Eight different Cardinals scored at least one run in the victory and they finished with a .361 batting average, which is .092 points better than their season average. Los Angeles had a batting average of just .071 and a wOBA of .099.


Wacha got his third win of the postseason after he allowed no runs on two hits with five strikeouts and one walk. Clayton Kershaw (1-2) got tagged with the loss, allowing six runs on 10 hits over four innings with five strikeouts and two walks. Carlos Beltran was impressive at the plate for the Cardinals, going 3 for 4 with a double, a run, and two RBIs. Matt Adams also had a big game, going 2 for 3 with a double, a run, an RBI, and a walk.

The Cardinals take the NLCS four games to two and reach the World Series. The Cardinals will face the Dodgers Saturday in Game 7 of the NLCS at Busch Stadium at 7:37 PM CDT.


Dodgers Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
B 85.4 C. Crawford LF 3 1 0 0 0 1 0
B 84.5 A. Ellis C 3 1 0 0 0 0 1
C- 71.0 M. Young PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- 70.0 S. Schumaker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 65.0 H. Ramirez SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
D 65.0 A. Gonzalez 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
D 64.0 J. Uribe 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 63.0 A. Ethier CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
D- 61.0 Y. Puig RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
D- 61.0 M. Ellis 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1


Cardinals Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 99.1 C. Beltran RF 4 3 1 0 2 0 0
A 94.5 M. Adams 1B 3 2 1 0 1 1 0
A 92.0 J. Jay CF 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
A 92.0 S. Robinson CF 4 2 1 0 2 0 0
B+ 89.8 Y. Molina C 5 2 2 0 1 0 1
B+ 89.7 D. Freese 3B 4 2 1 0 0 1 1
C 76.0 M. Carpenter 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 1
C- 71.0 K. Wong PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D+ 68.0 P. Kozma SS 2 0 1 0 0 2 1
F 57.0 M. Holliday LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 2


Dodgers Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 93.7 C. Marmol 2.0 0.00 0.50 1 2 0 36
B 84.2 J. Howell 0.2 0.00 1.50 1 0 0 8
B- 81.3 C. Withrow 1.0 0.00 2.00 1 0 1 19
F 59.8 C. Kershaw 4.0 13.50 3.00 10 5 2 98
F 55.3 R. Belisario 0.1 81.00 3.00 0 0 1 10


Cardinals Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 99.8 M. Wacha 7.0 0.00 0.43 2 5 1 95
A 95.9 C. Martinez 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 15
A 95.1 T. Rosenthal 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 12