Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/22/12
I thought this game would be over by the 5th inning. Boy, I was wrong. It was over by the 3rd inning in a 9-0 Giants win. I figured the Cardinals would stay cold and the Giants would continue to get clutch hits, or the other way around. The former. Not the latter. Cardinals’ starter Kyle Loshe loaded the bases, when Hunter Pence’s broken bat double scored two, then a fielding error plated another run, and just like that it was 6-0 Giants. It is amazing, considering the Cardinals held a 3-1 lead and got down twice to the last out, last strike against the Nationals in the previous round. Just ask the Yankees what it is like to get cold in the playoffs. Just when you thought it was going to be a never-say-die Cardinals team against a tandem of Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder along with pitcher Justin Verlander. Instead it is the Giants, with stars Buster Posey, catcher, and third baseman Pablo Sandoval. Tim Lincecum can be a stud, but can Ryan Vogelson and Barry Zito hold their e...
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