Giants Defeat Cardinals in Final Showdown

The Giants battle the Cardinals for the World Series

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pitcher Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: (R) Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants and wife Amber Zito celebrate after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: (R) Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants and wife Amber Zito celebrate after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Brian Wilson of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with fans after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: (R) Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants and wife Amber Zito celebrate after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants 9-0 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Manager Bruce Bochy #15 holds the National League trophy after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by David J. Phillip/Pool/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants holds up the MVP trophy after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by David J. Phillip/Pool/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Manager Bruce Bochy #15 holds the National League trophy after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants holds up the MVP trophy after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Lou Seal holds up a sign reading 'NL Champs' after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Buster Posey #28 and the San Francisco Giants celebrate after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pitcher Sergio Romo #54 and catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pitcher Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pitcher Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants points towards the sky after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pitcher Sergio Romo #54 and catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pitcher Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Javier Lopez #49 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Javier Lopez #49 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants hits the ball and reaches on a fielder's choice as Brandon Belt #9 scores in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after scoring in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants hits a three-run double in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants hits a three-run double in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants hits a three-run double in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants hits the ball for a RBI single in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants scores on a base hit by Matt Cain #18 in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by manager Bruce Bochy #15 after Blanco scores on a base hit by Matt Cain #18 in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pitcher Kyle Lohse #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts while taking on the San Francisco Giants in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pitcher Kyle Lohse #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts in the dugout while taking on the San Francisco Giants in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by manager Bruce Bochy #15 after Blanco scores on a base hit by Matt Cain #18 in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants grounds out as Angel Pagan #16 scores in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pitcher Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the second inning while taking on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Pitcher Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants reacts in the second inning while taking on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants hits a foul ball in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Marco Scutaro #19 and Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after Crawford catches a hard hit ball by Kyle Lohse #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the second inning in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 21: Hunter Pence #8 and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants stand in the on deck circle as the Giants take on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants gives teammates a five after Pagan scores in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants gives teammate Buster Posey #28 a five after Pagan scores in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants gives teammate Buster Posey #28 a five after Pagan scores in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Fans wave towels as the San Francisco Giants take on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants slides home to score in the first inning on an infield groundout by Pablo Sandoval #48 against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants runs towards third base after advancing on a base hit by Marco Scutaro #19 in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants slides home to score in the first inning on an infield groundout by Pablo Sandoval #48 against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals steals second base safely under the tag of Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants in the first inning in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: A general view during the national anthem before Game Seven of the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Singer Susan Tedeschi performs the national anthem before Game Seven of the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Former player Kenny Lofton shakes hands with Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants after Lofton throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game Seven of the National League Championship Series between the Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Former player Kenny Lofton throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game Seven of the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22: Actor Rob Schneider announces 'Let's Play Ball' before the San Francisco Giants take on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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