The wild-card Cardinals took an
early 6-0 lead and made it stand. Two days earlier, St. Louis
overcame a 6-0 deficit to beat Washington in the deciding Game 5 of the Division Series.
After starter Lance Lynn struggled, the St. Louis bullpen delivered with 5 1/3 scoreless innings.
The Giants dropped to 0-3 at home so far during this postseason, being outscored 20-6 at AT&T Park.
Game 2 in the best-of-seven series is Monday night. Chris Carpenter pitches for the Cardinals against Ryan Vogelsong.