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Cardinals pouring it on against Giants, lead 8-1 through seven innings in Game 4

Oct 18, 2012, 11:01 PM EDT

Jon Jay AP AP

UPDATE: The Cardinals added two more runs in the bottom of the seventh and now lead it 8-1. Yadier Molina delivered an RBI double off Guillermo Mota while Pete Kozma later had an RBI single against Jeremy Affeldt.

10:33 PM: The Cardinals are starting to pour it on against the Giants in Game 4 of the NLCS. After tacking on two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Cardinals just added two more in the bottom of the sixth to take a 6-1 lead.

Daniel Descalso and Pete Kozma reached on singles against George Kontos before Adam Wainwright sacrificed them over to second base. Jose Mijares then replaced Kontos and gave up a two-run double to Jon Jay. Matt Carpenter flew out against Mijares before Guillermo Mota got Matt Holliday to pop-up, so Jay ended up being stranded on second base, but the Cardinals have built themselves a pretty commanding lead.

Adam Wainwright is back out there for the top of the seventh inning. He’s been excellent aside from the solo homer by Hunter Pence in the second inning, allowing just four hits while striking out four and walking none.

  1. butchhuskey - Oct 18, 2012 at 11:18 PM

    Are we going to get a rematch of the 2006 World Series?

    • raysfan1 - Oct 18, 2012 at 11:27 PM

      Or the 1968 World Series…or the 1934 World Series.

      • stlouis1baseball - Oct 19, 2012 at 12:24 AM

        That’ll work as well Rays.

      • raysfan1 - Oct 19, 2012 at 12:34 AM

        ► 9:44► 9:44
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baWLXkoPeCQ
        Sep 10, 2011 – 10 min – Uploaded by dmdavidsonfromga
        Rare video of the 1934 World Series. The St. Louis Cardinals led by Dizzy and Paul Dean won …

        Hope the link works. I love watching old baseball footage on YouTube.

      • stlouis1baseball - Oct 19, 2012 at 11:13 AM

        Thanks for sharing the link Rays. Great stuff!

    • stlouis1baseball - Oct 19, 2012 at 12:24 AM

      I certainly hope so Butch.

  2. vader3234 - Oct 18, 2012 at 11:19 PM

    Scutaro wanted shutout innings from the Giants pitchers. Since they obviously can’t do that, can they just plunk somebody now.

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