Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/20/14
SAN FRANCISCO -- Something has to give on Monday. That's when Game 7 will decide the best-of-seven National League Championship Series between two teams that thrive in elimination games. It was the Giants' turn on Sunday in Game 6 as their 6-1 victory over the Cardinals forced the decider that will match St. Louis' Kyle Lohse against San Francisco's Matt Cain in a rematch of Game 3. Ryan Vogelsong won his second game of the NLCS, throwing seven sterling innings after being staked to a 5-0 lead through two innings. Vogelsong allowed one run on four hits and struck out a career-high nine as San Francisco improved to 6-0 this postseason when faced with the prospect of a loss ending it season. Chris Carpenter was ineffective for the second time in the series. St. Louis puts its perfect 8-0 record in elimination games during 2011 and 2012 on the line. The Cardinals are 2-0 when faced with must-win games this playoff season after winning all six en route to their...
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