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The 2006 NLCS was played between the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets. This series is know for "the catch" by otufielder Endy Chavez. Here is the game summary.

Game 1[]

At Shea Stadium in New York the Mets beat the Cardinals 2-0 took take the lead of the series.

Mets 1-0

Cardinals 0-1

Game 2[]

Still in NY as the Cardinals beat the Mets to tie up the series by winning 9-6.

Mets 1-1

Cardinals 1-1

Game 3[]

The Cardinals take home field advanties against the Mets as they took the series lead by winning 5-0.

Mets 1-2

Cardinals 2-1

Game 4[]

The Mets come back to tie up the series as they beat the Cardinals 12-5.

Mets 2-2

Cardinals 2-2

Game 5[]

Cardinals again take the lead by winning 4-2.

Mets 2-3

Cardinals 3-2

Game 6[]

Back to New York at Shea Stadium as the Mets came back to win by a score of 4-2.

Mets 3-3

Cardinals 3-3

Game 7[]

The Catch

On October 19, 2006, "the catch" was born as Endy Chavez made the catch over the left field wall to make the second out and turn a double by a runner who left the first base bag and then got doubled out. But how did the Mets lost well with the base loaded in the bottom of the ninth a pitch inside that might have looked like a ball, so Carlos Beltran froze and it was called a strike to end the game at Shea Stadium. The Mets lost to the Cardinals to a score of 3-1.

Mers 3-4

Cardinals 4-3