Scores for October 11th, 2012



San Francisco « 6

Cincinnati          4

Buster Posey headlined a six-run fifth inning with a grand slam as the World Series winners of two seasons ago became just the second National League club to win a first-round, best-of-five series after dropping the first two games.


St. Louis        1

Washington « 2

Jayson Werth belted a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to set up a deciding Game 5 to take place Friday in Washington. The winner will take on San Francisco in the NLCS beginning on Sunday.


Baltimore «    2

NY Yankees 1

J.J. Hardy’s RBI double in the 13th inning kept the Orioles’ season alive, as the series is now tied at 2-2 with the decisive Game 5 taking place on today.


Detroit «         6

Oakland         0

Tigers are headed back to the ALCS, as Justin Verlander threw a shutout and established a new LDS record with 22 strikeouts in the series.




Pittsburgh      23

Tennessee « 26

Trnnessee’s kicker buried four field goals on Thursday, including a game-winning 40- yarder as time expired to send the Titans to a 26-23 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.



Hendrick Motorsports revealed yesterday that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in the next two Sprint Cup Series races after suffering a concussion at Talladega on Sunday.