The series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies, as well as the momentum, is heading to St. Louis.
The series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies, as well as the momentum, is heading to St. Louis. The Cards got 12 hits off of Cliff Lee in their 5-4 victory in Game 2, evening the series 1-1.
On the mound for the Cards will be Jaime Garcia, who held the Phillies to just two runs (one earned) over 15 innings in two starts this season.
Cole Hamels, who lost his only start against the Cardinals this year, allowing four runs over seven innings, will take the hill for the Phils. After putting together a first half of the season that could rival anyone's, the 27-year-old lefty has started to fade over the past month, putting together a 3.79 ERA and allowing nine home runs over six appearances.
Game Date/Time: 5:07 P.M. ET, October 4, 2011
Stadium: Busch Stadium, St, Louis, MO
Philadelphia: Cole Hamels (14-9, 2.79 ERA)
St. Louis: Jamie Garcia (13-7, 3.56 ERA)