NLCS | Cardinals 3, Giants 1
Fill-in Matt Carpenter’s HR lifts Cardinals
The Cardinals won, 3-1, and took a 2-1 lead in the series. Matt Carpenter, who replaced the injured Carlos Beltran, hit a two-run homer in the third inning to lift St. Louis. The game was interrupted in the bottom of the seventh with a 3:28 rain delay. When play resumed the Cardinals bullpen prevented a Giants comeback.