Cardinals Blank Dodgers 1-0, Lead NLCS 2-0

Trevor Rosenthal struck out three in relief as St. Louis put away Los Angeles, 1-0. The Cardinals pitching staff struckout a combined 13 batters in the win. Los Angeles finished with a .156 batting average and a .147 wOBA.


Michael Wacha worked 6 2/3 innings to earn his second win of the postseason after he gave up no runs on five hits with eight strikeouts and one walk. Rosenthal picked up his second save of the playoffs after one inning of work striking out three and walking no one. Clayton Kershaw (1-1) got the loss, allowing one run on two hits over six innings with five strikeouts and one walk.

The Cardinals grab a two-game lead in the series. The Cardinals will continue the series with the Dodgers on Monday in Game 3 of the NLCS at Dodger Stadium at 5:07 PM PDT.


Dodgers Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
B 85.5 A. Ellis C 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
B 82.0 N. Punto SS 3 1 0 0 0 0 2
C 74.7 M. Ellis 2B 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
C 74.7 C. Crawford LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
C- 71.0 M. Young PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- 70.0 A. Ethier PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 65.0 S. Schumaker CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
D 63.0 A. Gonzalez 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
F 59.0 J. Uribe 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3
F 58.0 Y. Puig RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4


Cardinals Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
B 86.5 D. Freese 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
B 85.9 M. Carpenter 2B 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
C+ 77.9 P. Kozma SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
C 76.9 C. Beltran RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1
C- 71.0 S. Robinson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D+ 69.0 J. Jay CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
D 65.0 Y. Molina C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
D 64.0 M. Adams 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 64.0 M. Holliday LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1


Dodgers Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 97.2 C. Kershaw 6.0 0.00 0.50 2 5 1 72
A 94.4 R. Belisario 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 10
B+ 87.8 J. Howell 1.0 0.00 1.00 0 0 1 20


Cardinals Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 97.8 T. Rosenthal 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 3 0 14
A 96.7 M. Wacha 6.2 0.00 0.90 5 8 1 112
A 96.6 C. Martinez 0.2 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 8
A 95.2 K. Siegrist 0.2 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 8
A 94.8 R. Choate 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 3