(Reuters) - The San Francisco Giants fought off elimination from the National League Championship Series yet again on Sunday, beating the visiting St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 to force a deciding Game Seven.
Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong delivered seven stellar innings that included a career-high nine strikeouts to help tie the best-of-seven series at 3-3.
On Friday, Barry Zito helped keep the Giants' season alive, pitching into the eighth inning of a 5-0 shutout that extended the NLCS to a sixth game.
The teams will play Game Seven on Monday with the winner advancing to the World Series to face Detroit.
(Reporting by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; Editing by Peter Rutherford)
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