POSTED: Monday, October 22, 2012 - 9:17pm
UPDATED: Monday, October 22, 2012 - 9:40pm
The San Francisco Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 9-0 in Game 7 of the NLCS, earning a berth in the World Series for the second time in three years. The Giants will host the Detroit Tigers Wednesday in Game 1 of the World Series.
Marco Scutaro of the Giants was named NLCS MVP. After facing a 3-1 deficit in the series, San Francisco won its record-tying sixth elimination game of the postseason. "We're going to the World Series, this is unbelievable," series MVP Marco Scutaro said.
San Francisco is looking for their second World Series title in three years, while the Tigers are looking for their first since 1984.