Yeesh, Goldschmidt strikes out looking. Two outs, Edman on second, in steps Tyler O'Neill. 1-1, top of the ninth.
Cardinals are 0-10 with runners in scoring position.
Full count, and Tyler O'Neill slices one juuuust foul down the right-field line. That would've given the Cards the lead.
O'Neill chases high for strike three. Headed to the bottom of the ninth, still...tied...1...to...1
TJ McFarland in to pitch the bottom of the ninth. And into the batter's box steps...Albert Pujols. Oh boy
Whew. Pujols squares up a 3-0 pitch, but Bader tracks down the line drive in center. One out in the ninth.
Steven Souza Jr. squares up a ball too, but Bader snags that line drive too. Two hard-hit outs to start the bottom of the ninth.
Cody Bellinger up for the lefty-lefty matchup. Two outs in the bottom of the ninth, still tied at 1.
OK, back to tension. Full count for Bellinger.
Bellinger walks with two outs; Reyes in to pitch.
Chris Taylor hitting for the Dodgers. Bellinger on first, two outs, tied at 1.
Bellinger swipes second for the second time tonight. Massive stolen base. 2-1 count to Chris Taylor, who struggled mightily hitting during the final weeks of the season.
Chris Taylor homers. Game over.
Chris Taylor was 8 for his last 72 coming into tonight's game. Didn't start the game because of his struggles. Brutal way for the Cardinals' magical season to end.