The San Francisco Giants won game 7, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in the NLCS to advance to the World Series. They will play the Detroit Tigers in a best-of-seven series. For the Giants, it will their second appearance in the WS in three years. San Francisco becomes fourth team to win three straight games against the defending champions, when trailing in a series to advance. Cardinals C Yadier Molina was the bright spot for St. Louis, batting 4 for 4 in the loss. Alas for him, the remainder of the team was 3 for 30. Giants SS Marco Scutaro was named NLCS MVP.