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National League Championship Series


National League Championship Series

The National League Championship Series (NLCS) is a round in the postseason that determines who wins the National League pennant. The winner will advance to the Major League Baseball's championship, the World Series, and will face the winner of the American League Championship Series.

2012 National League Championship Series

The 2012 National League Championship Series is a best-of-seven playoff pitting the San Francisco Giants against the St. Louis Cardinals for the National League pennant. The series is the 43rd in league history. It began on October 14, 2012.

San Francisco Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals

San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals 4-3

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance
114-OctSt. Louis Cardinals - 6, San Francisco Giants - 4 AT&T Park 3:2142,534
215-OctSt. Louis Cardinals - 1, San Francisco Giants - 7 AT&T Park 3:1042,679
317-OctSan Francisco Giants - 1, St. Louis Cardinals - 3 Busch Stadium 3:02 (3:28 rain delay) 45,850
418-OctSan Francisco Giants - 3, St. Louis Cardinals - 8 Busch Stadium 3:1747,062
519-OctSan Francisco Giants - 5, St. Louis Cardinals - 0Busch Stadium 3:03 47,075
6October 21 St. Louis Cardinals -1, San Francisco Giants - 6AT&T Park 2:5543,070
7October 22 St. Louis Cardinals - 0, San Francisco Giants - 9 AT&T Park 3:35 43,056

San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 to win the National League Championship Series and to reach the World Series for the second time in three seasons. In the final game of the series, San Francisco Giants beat Cardinals 9-0. They will face Detroit Tigers in the World Series who beat New York Yankees 4-0 to win the American League Championship Series.

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