The resilient Redbirds came from behind to shock the Washington Nationals last night, 9-7, and advance to the National League Championship Series. Down to their last strike twice, the comeback kids got clutch hits from Daniel Descalso and Pete Kozma. Not exactly household names.
It’s the latest chapter in a remarkable recent history that’s seen the Cardinals stave off elimination in five straight games, often in dramatic fashion.
Here’s last night's rally, which looks eerily familiar.