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Ishikawa 3-run homer sends Giants to World Series

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval reacts after the St. Louis Cardinals turned a double play during the fourth inning of Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

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Tony Cruz starts at catcher for Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina watches from the dugout during the third inning against the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of baseball's NL Championship Series, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 5-4 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Tony Cruz is in the St. Louis lineup for Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Thursday night with the Cardinals facing elimination by the San Francisco Giants.

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Giants beat Cardinals 6-4, move 1 win from Series

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey celebrates an RBI single against the St. Louis Cardinals during the sixth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October — even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford scores the game winning run on a sacrifice bunt by Gregor Blanco past St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Randy Choate during the 10th inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy sat back in his chair, took a deep breath and pondered another wacky October win for his San Francisco Giants.

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Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford scores the game winning run on a sacrifice bunt by Gregor Blanco past St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Randy Choate during the 10th inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Once the Giants finally got a bunt down, the rest was easy.

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