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The Dodgers need to win two games to stay alive, but that's only half the battle.
The Cardinals did too, and now the Dodgers have no margin for error.did their part on Monday night with their sixth straight win. But the
|National League Second Wild Card Spot|
Dodgers Tragic Number: 1
Here is a recap of the relevant Monday's game action:
Dodgers 3, Giants 2: Andre Ethier homered, then even though San Francisco tied the game against Kenley Jansen in the eighth inning, the Dodgers loaded the bases for Elian Herrera, who delivered a walk-off win.
Cardinals 4, Reds 2: Jaime Garcia homered and pitched into the seventh, putting St. Louis on the precipice of a return to the postseason.
Here is Tuesday's schedule:
- 5:15 p.m. - Cincinnati (Mat Latos) at St. Louis (Chris Carpenter)
- 7:10 p.m. - San Francisco (Barry Zito) at Los Angeles (Chris Capuano)