Cardinals Shutout Dodgers 9-0, Advance to World Series

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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


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