A look at some notable facts and figures from the Los Angeles Dodgers' 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on Monday.

Yasiel Puig recorded his first hit of the NLCS in Game 3, lining a triple into the right-field wall in the fourth inning. Puig was 0-for-10 with six strikeouts in Games 1 and 2, but went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a strikeout Monday.


Adrian Gonzalez's RBI double in the fourth on Monday snapped a streak of 22 consecutive innings without a run scored for the Dodgers. They last scored in the third inning of Friday's 13-inning Game 1 loss.

Fear the Beard
Most postseason innings without allowing an earned run
Rank Pitcher Years App. Inn.
1. J. Rocker 1998-2001 20 20 2/3
2. J. Niekro 1980-87 3 20
3. J. McGinnity 1905 2 17
4. B. Wilson 2010-13 15 16 2/3
5. D. Cook 1996-2000 19 16 1/3
6. D. Mails 1920 2 15 2/3

Brian Wilson allowed a hit and struck out two batters in the eighth on Monday, extending his scoreless-innings streak in the postseason to five. Wilson has yet to allow an earned run in 16 2/3 postseason innings (15 appearances). Only four pitchers in Major League history have thrown more innings without surrendering an earned run: John Rocker (20 2/3), Joe Niekro (20) and Joe McGinnity (17).

• The winner of Game 3 in any NLCS involving the Cardinals has gone on to win six of 11 series.

• During the regular season, the Cards batted .238 vs. left-handers and went 19-23 when southpaws started the game. In this series, St. Louis has hit .119 (5-for-42) against Dodgers lefty starters Hyun-Jin Ryu and Clayton Kershaw.

• After an MVP-caliber regular season, Matt Carpenter is hitting just .100 (3-for-30) with three walks and nine strikeouts in the playoffs.

Offense in a funk
Fewest hits by a team through three games of a postseason series
Year Series Team Opp. H
1906 WS White Sox Cubs 9
2010 NLDS Reds Phillies 11
1915 WS Phillies Red Sox 11
2012 NLDS Giants Reds 12
1969 WS Orioles Mets 12
2013 NLCS Cardinals Dodgers 13
2001 WS Yankees D-backs 13
1998 ALDS Rangers Yankees 13
1966 WS Dodgers Orioles 13
1911 WS Giants Athletics 13
Courtesy: Elias Sports Bureau

• The Dodgers are batting 4-for-27 with runners in scoring position through three games, while the Cardinals are 2-for-9. St. Louis led with a .330 average with runners in scoring position in the regular season, the best Major League mark on record dating back to 1974.

• Though the Cards hold a 2-1 advantage in the series, Los Angeles has outhit St. Louis, 23-13, over the three games.

• In the 1985 NLCS between the Dodgers and the Cardinals, Los Angeles won the first two games of the series at Dodger Stadium before dropping four in a row to St. Louis.

• Monday's loss was the first of Adam Wainwright's postseason career. He gave up six runs in 2 1/3 innings in Game 5 of the 2012 NL Division Series against the Nationals, but the Cards mounted a come-from-behind victory to keep his playoff record unblemished. Wainwright had limited his opponent to one earned run in each of his other five previous October starts.

• The Dodgers have come back from 0-2 deficits to win a playoff series four times in franchise history, beginning the series on the road in each (the 1955, '65 and '81 World Series and the '81 NLDS).