The Cardinals were able to take game one of the NLCS in San Francisco but fell to the Giants in game two. Now the series moves to St. Louis for the next three games of the best of seven series. Should a game six or seven be needed they would be played in San Francisco.
The Cardinals will be sending Kyle Lohse to the mound to start game 3 this afternoon. Matt Cain will get the start for the Giants today. The staff at Busch Stadium were up early this morning getting ready for game 3 of the NLCS. The Cardinals’ official Twitter account posted the picture above this morning along with the message: “Too excited to sleep, Fredbird arrived at the stadium early in preparation for Game 3.
Game 3 of the NLCS between the Cardinals and Giants gets started at 3 p.m. central time today.
Over on the American League side, the Detroit Tigers could clinch a trip to the World Series tonight. The Tigers lead the series by 3 games to 0 over the New York Yankees. Game 4 of the American League Championship Series (ALCS) will take place in Detroit starting at 7 p.m. central time this evening.
By: Buck Stevens