It should be clear to the Dodgers by now, the only way they win a game in the National League Championship Series is if their starter throws a shutout.
After Zack Greinke struck out 10 and gave up only two runs in eight innings in the opener and lost, Clayton Kershaw pitched even better Saturday in Game 2.
The Cardinals scored an unearned run off Kershaw in the fifth inning and made it hold up for a 1-0 victory Saturday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
Kershaw went seven brilliant innings, he and relievers Ronald Belisario and J.P. Howell holding the Cardinals to only two hits.
A looping double by David Freese, an A.J. Ellis passed...