ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Cardinals couldn't keep up with the Dodgers during NLCS game 5. The Redbirds fell to Los Angeles 6-4. But, the Cards still lead the series 3-2.
The Cards could have clinched the National League Championship Series at Dodgers stadium on Wednesday. Now game 6 will be played Friday night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The game will be televised on TBS at 7:37pm.
Los Angeles got off to a strong start with Juan Uribe hitting a single up the middle to scoring Adrian Gonzalez in the 2nd inning. Matt Holliday's double in the second inning tied the game. But, it was not enough to stop the Dodgers.
The Dodgers hit two home runs to propel their game during the 3rd and 5th innings. Carl Crawford hit his 4th home run in the post-season in the 5th inning. Adrian Gonzalez hit a solo home run in the 3rd inning.
AJ Ellis hit a homer in the 7th scoring making the score 5-2. The Adrian Gonzales hit another homer in the 8th making the score 6-2.
The Cardinals had a rally in the 9th inning. Matt Holliday was able to score thanks to a single from Matt Adams. Adams was able to score thanks to a single from Pete Kozma. This made the final score 6-4.
Starting Joe Kelly pitched until the 6th inning when he was replaced by Randy Choate. He had 10 outs in 12 hitters but allowed two Dodger home runs.