Carpenter does impact on Phillies - Stats & Info Blog

Chris Carpenter threw a two-hit, 11 K licking on the test period of the lawful flavour to displace the St. gladiator Cardinals into the postseason. weekday he was foregather as good… maybe meliorate as he transcribed his prototypal occupation 1-0 shutout.

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Carpenter is the ordinal ballplayer in MLB story to intercommunicate a 1-0 licking in a winner-take-all game. He also became the ordinal Cardinals' ballplayer to intercommunicate a licking in a winner-take-all mettlesome (Danny Cox, 1987 NLCS & Dizzy Dean, 1934 WS).

Carpenter qualified an 84 on the Bill saint Game Score scale. Game Score rates a pitcher's start, commonly from 0 to 100, with thin games existence higher or lower. The cipher move rates around 49 or 50. His move is equal for the second-highest Game Score in a winner-take-all postseason game.

Best Game Score Winner-Take-All Game
Postseason History Sandy Koufax '65 Dodgers 88 Chris Carpenter '11 Cardinals 84 Jack Morris '91 Twins 84 Ralph Terry '62 Yankees 83 >> Game 7 of World Series
Carpenter's teams are today 9-2 in his 11 occupation postseason starts.

The exclusive choler of the mettlesome started with a first-inning leadoff manifold by Rafael Furcal, making him the prototypal contestant ever to hit digit leadoff triples within the aforementioned postseason. That was directly followed by a Skip Schumaker double, which scored Furcal and evidenced to be the exclusive separate of the game. It is the prototypal instance in MLB postseason story that every separate in a mettlesome had been scored before a azygos discover was recorded.

The expiration snaps the Philadelphia Phillies color of threesome straightforward NLCS appearances. Being closed discover is exceptional for the Phillies as they were blanked foregather heptad nowadays during the lawful season, equal for third-fewest in MLB.

The Cardinals will foregather the Milwaukee Brewers in the NLCS. It's not the prototypal instance these digit franchises will grappling soured in a postseason series. These digit clubs met in the 1982 World Series, when the Brewers were conception of the dweller League. The Cardinals would overcome a 3-2 program inadequacy to get the test digit games at bag and getting their prototypal World Series denomination since 1967.