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Cardinals beat Giants in NLCS

Posted on October 15, 2012 in Professional Sports News, Sports News - Yooper & Michigan.

Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homerun during a four-run fourth inning as the Cardinals held off the Giants, 6-4, in Game One of the NLCS.

David Freese hit a two-run homer in the second to help the defending World Champions take the opener of the seven-game series.

Edward Mujica was credited with the victory.   Jason Motte earned the save.

Gregor Blanco hit a two-run triple for the Giants, who had won their last three playoff games.

Madison Bumgarner allowed all six runs in only three-and-two-thirds innings to take the loss.

The Giants will host Game Two today.

 

By:  Mike Plourde    for Great Lakes Radio Sports