Cardinals fans can watch a magical October all over again as FSN Midwest replays great games from the 2006 playoffs and World Series throughout March.
The CARDINALS CHAMPIONSHIP RUN begins Monday, March 12, and consists of rebroadcasts of nine games – the NLDS clincher, the four Cardinal wins in the NLCS and the four Cardinals wins in the World Series.
"Fans have told us that they want to see these great games again. As we get ready for a new season of Cardinals baseball it'll be fun to relive the Cardinals run to the championship," said Jack Donovan, FSN Midwest General Manager and Vice President.
Telecasts start at 7:00 PM and air in a three-hour window. Each replay is the original FOX Sports broadcast. Joe Buck and Tim McCarver call the action on all NLCS and World Series games, while Thom Brennaman and McCarver call Game 4 of the NLDS.
CARDINALS CHAMPIONSHIP RUN games are available in the same geographic area that FSN Midwest's Cardinals regular season telecasts are shown.
The CARDINALS CHAMPIONSHIP RUN is presented in cooperation with Major League Baseball Productions.
CARDINALS CHAMPIONSHIP RUN SCHEDULE ON FSN MIDWEST
Monday, March 12 7:00 PM National League Division Series Game 4
Tuesday, March 13 7:00 PM National League Championship Series Game 2
Wednesday, March 14 7:00 PM National League Championship Series Game 3
Friday, March 16 7:00 PM National League Championship Series Game 5
Monday, March 19 7:00 PM National League Championship Series Game 7
Wednesday, March 21 7:00 PM World Series Game 1
Friday, March 23 7:00 PM World Series Game 3
Monday, March 26 7:00 PM World Series Game 4
Wednesday, March 28 7:00 PM World Series Game 5
CARDINALS CHAMPIONSHIP RUN ON FSN MIDWEST -- GAME SUMMARIES
Monday, March 12 at 7:00 PM: National League Division Series Game 4
Sunday, Oct. 8 – After limping to the finish line in the regular season, the Cardinals got healthy and turned things around in the NLDS against San Diego. Chris Carpenter contained the Padres and the Cardinals enjoyed the first of three big playoff series celebrations by winning 6-2 in Game 4.
Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 PM: National League Championship Series Game 2
Friday, Oct. 13 – Two unlikely heroes, So Taguchi and Scott Spiezio, led the Cardinals to this win in New York. Taguchi hit a homer off of Mets closer Billy Wagner to start the ninth inning, breaking a tie game and giving the Cardinals a 9-6 win. Spiezio started at third base and had three RBIs.
Wednesday, March 14 at 7:00 PM: National League Championship Series Game 3
Saturday, Oct. 14 – Jeff Suppan was the man on the mound and at the plate as the Cardinals won Game 3 in front of the home crowd at Busch. Suppan gave up just three hits in eight innings, and homered in the second inning to lead the Cardinals to a 5-0 win.
Friday, March 16 at 7:00 PM: National League Championship Series Game 5
Tuesday, Oct. 17 – The Mets pounded Cardinal pitching to win Game 4, but Jeff Weaver brought the Cardinals back with six strong innings for a 4-2 win and a 3-2 series lead. Albert Pujols and Chris Duncan hit homers to back Weaver.
Monday, March 19 at 7:00 PM: National League Championship Series Game 7
Thursday, Oct. 19 – It was one of the great baseball playoff games of all time. Both teams scored early,but pitching dominated until the sixth. In the top of the inning Scott Rolen drove a ball deep to left field,only to be robbed of a homer by Mets left fielder Endy Chavez's tremendous catch. In the bottom of the inning Jeff Suppan worked out of a bases-loaded jam to keep the game even. It remained tied 1-1 until the top of the ninth, when Yadier Molina hit a dramatic two-run home run to give the Cardinals a 3-1 lead.
Adam Wainright loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth but struck out Cardinals nemesis Carlos Beltran on a curveball to end it. The Cardinals won their 17th National League pennant. Suppan was masterful again, allowing one run and two hits in seven-plus innings to earn the NLCS MVP award.
Wednesday, March 21 at 7:00 PM: World Series Game 1
Saturday, Oct. 21 – The Cardinals came in underdogs against the American League Central's Detroit Tigers, and sent rookie Anthony Reyes to the mound for the Game 1 start. Reyes surprised the baseball world and stifled the Tigers, allowing just four hits over eight-plus innings as the Cardinals won Game 1 in Detroit 7-2. The heart of the Cardinals order did the damage offensively, with home runs by Scott Rolen and Albert Pujols and an RBI single by Jim Edmonds.
Friday, March 23 at 7:00 PM: World Series Game 3
Tuesday, Oct. 24 – With the Series tied 1-1, and controversy swirling around Detroit pitcher Kenny Rogers, the Series shifted to St. Louis for Game 3. Chris Carpenter took over. Carp dominated the Tigers for eight innings and the Cardinals won 5-0 to take a 2-1 Series lead.
Monday, March 26 at 7:00 PM: World Series Game 4
Thursday, Oct. 26 – After a rain-out the previous night David Eckstein led the Cardinals to a win for the ages. Eckstein had four hits to give the Cardinals a 5-4 win and put St. Louis on the verge of a World Championship. In the seventh inning a throwing error by the Tigers gave the Cardinals momentum and in the eighth, Eckstein doubled just out of the reach of left fielder Craig Monroe to give the Cardinals the lead and the win.
Wednesday, March 28 at 7:00 PM: World Series Game 5
Friday, Oct. 27 – Electricity was in the air as the Cardinals took the field at Busch with a 3-1 series lead. Jeff Weaver threw eight brilliant innings, allowing just four hits and two runs, and Adam Wainright closed it out. David Eckstein had a combined six hits in Games 4 and 5 and was named World Series MVP. For more game details visit worldseries.com.