The St. Louis Cardinals are on the brink of elimination from the National League Championship Series after losing 8-1 to the Washington Nationals last (Monday) night.
The Redbirds put up 7 hits and struck out a total of 12 times to Washington’s Stephen Strasburg.
The only team to overcome a 3-0 deficit in the best of 7 series was the 2004 Boston Red Sox.
St. Louis will try to avoid the sweep tonight (Tuesday), with first pitch at 7:05.
The St. Louis Blues let one slip away yesterday (Monday) on the road in a 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Islanders.
The Blues were up 2-0 then New York reeled off 3 unanswered goals including the game winner in overtime.
Braden Schenn extended his goal streak to five games, and Vladimir Tarasenko scored his first goal of the season for St. Louis.
NFL Monday Night Football saw Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers pull of a last second 23-22 win over the Detroit Lions.
Mason Crosby hit a 23 yard field goal as time expired.
With the win the Pack improved to 5-1 on the season and the Lions dropped to 2-2-1.