Pete Kozma singled home the tiebreaking run in the sixth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals ended a four-game losing streak.
Chicago Cubs starter Travis Wood seems to keep pitching better every outing. He just has very little to show for it.
Boosted by two-run homers from proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese, and 5 1-3 innings from a steady bullpen, the wild, wild-card St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.
Greg Dobbs hit a two-run homer and drove in the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning, leading the Florida Marlins to 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.