Marco Scutaro, Javier Lopez, and the rest of San Francisco Giants rallied from a 1-3 deficit to win the National League pennant Monday night, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game 7. (The Giants also came back from 0-2 to win the best-of-5 NLDS against the Reds.)
The Giants outscored the Cardinals 20-1 over the final three games, winning by scores of 5-0, 6-1, and 9-0.
NLCS MVP Scutaro batted .500 in the series, tying an LCS record with 14 hits and setting a record with six multi-hit games.
Game 1: Tigers at Giants, Wednesday, 8 PM.
The Giants won the 2010 World Series, beating the Rangers in five games. This is the first Series appearance for the Tigers since 2006, when they lost to St. Louis in five games. The Tigers' last championship came in 1984.