St. Louis Cardinals' Daniel Descalso (33) waits for a chance to bat during Game 1 of the National League baseball championship series with the San Francisco Giants, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Jose Luis Villegas)

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St. Louis Cardinals' Daniel Descalso (33) waits for a chance to bat during Game 1 of the National League baseball championship series with the San Francisco Giants, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Jose Luis Villegas)