LOS ANGELES (AP) In a matchup sparse on offense, the Los Angeles Dodgers managed just enough to pull themselves back into the NL Championship Series.
They snapped a stretch of 22 innings without a run scored in the fourth inning Monday night, and went on to beat Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 in Game 3.
Runs have come at a trickle through the first three games, with the nine combined runs the fewest ever through the same span of a league championship series. Los Angeles hadn't scored since the third inning of Game 1.
It hasn't been a good series for pitching aces, either. Los Angeles started its pair -- Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw -- in Games 1 and 2, and lost in St. Louis. The Cardinals went with Wainwright on the road, and were beaten.
"It's the great thing about the game of baseball that you can talk about this is what should happen, but it never does play out that way," said Adrian Gonzalez, whose RBI double ended a 1-for-17 drought for the Dodgers with...