Greinke out-dueled Adam Wainwright on Aug. 5 in St. Louis, and drove in what proved to be the winning run with a single.
He is 8-3 with a 3.10 ERA in 12 regular season games against the Cardinals in his career, including 10 starts, with 58 strikeouts and 14 walks in 69⅔ innings. Greinke is also 3-1 with a 2.28 ERA at Busch Stadium.
But in the 2011 NLCS while with the Brewers, Greinke got tagged by St. Louis for 11 runs in 11⅔ innings in two starts.
Here are the individual numbers for Cardinals on the NLCS roster against Greinke in his career:
- Matt Holliday: 9-for-26 (.346), two home runs, two walks, two strikeouts
- Jon Jay: 6-for-22 (.273), walk, two strikeouts
- Yadier Molina: 7-for-22 (.318), two doubles, walk, two strikeouts
- David Freese: 6-for-18 (.333), double, home run, two walks, three strikeouts
- Daniel Descalso: 2-for-11 (.182), double, two strikeouts
- Carlos Beltran: 1-for-7 (.143), double, two walks, two strikeouts
- Matt Carpenter: 3-for-7 (.429), double, strikeout
- Tony Cruz: 1-for-3 (.333)
Adron Chambers: 0-for-1 (.000), walk, strikeout