10/22/12 10:56 PM ET
A look at NLCS Game 7s
By / MLB.com
After giving up four runs for his first postseason loss, Danny Cox rebounded to the tune of nine scoreless innings to seal the National League pennant for the Cardinals. The righty allowed eight hits in the win as teammate Jose Oquendo launched a three-run homer.
10/12/1988 -- Dodgers 6, Mets 0
After just three days of rest, Orel Hershiser was dominant for the Dodgers, as he hurled a classic shutout. The game was his second of series, as he would end with just two runs allowed over both appearances to lift the Dodgers to their most recent championship.
10/17/1991 -- Braves 4, Pirates 0
Brian Hunter had a two-run homer and an RBI on offense, but it was the defense that shined for the Braves in Game 7. John Smoltz started his postseason off strong with a nine-inning shutout win, while allowing just six hits.
NLCS Game 7 results
10/14/1992 -- Braves 3, Pirates 2
After eight innings, the Braves were scoreless and down by two runs. With two outs, they rallied in the bottom of the ninth with a line-drive single from Francisco Cabrera to plate Sid Bream and win the pennant.
10/17/1996 -- Braves 15, Cardinals 0
The Braves completed their comeback from a 3-1 series deficit, pouncing on Cardinals starter Donovan Osborne for six runs in two-thirds of an inning. Fred McGriff went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the way for Atlanta.
10/15/2003 -- Marlins 9, Cubs 6
One day after the Cubs collapsed in the famous game involving Steve Bartman, the Marlins rallied again, this time from a 5-3 deficit after four innings. Miguel Cabrera homered and drove in four runs.
10/21/2004 -- Cardinals 5, Astros 2
Albert Pujols hit a tying RBI double, and Scott Rolen followed with a go-ahead two-run homer off Roger Clemens in the sixth inning to back a strong effort from starter Jeff Suppan.
10/19/2006 -- Cardinals 3, Mets 1
Mets outfielder Endy Chavez made an incredible catch to rob Rolen of a home run, but Yadier Molina smacked the go-ahead two-run shot in the ninth inning, and St. Louis closer Adam Wainwright struck out Carlos Beltran with the bases loaded to end it.
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