Jason Motte goes 2, makes Cardinals’ wait worth it in Game 3 of NLCS

The defending World Series champions go up 2-1 in the series against the San Francisco Giants after a rain delay that lasted longer than Game 3 of the NLCS.

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the San Francisco Giants during the third inning of Game 3 of baseball's National League championship series, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the San Francisco Giants during the third inning of Game 3 of baseball's National League championship series, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

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