2001 MLB Postseason - Cardinals vs. Diamondbacks

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The D'backs reach the NLCS in their fourth year of existence. AP

Snakes alive!

Tony Womack saved Curt Schilling's brilliant effort and bailed out manager Bob Brenly with one swing. After a failed suicide-squeeze attempt, Womack's ninth-inning single gave Arizona a 2-1 Game 5 win against St. Louis on Sunday and sent the D'backs to an NLCS showdown with the Braves.

Morris outpitched, outscored again
Cardinals-Diamondbacks at a Glance
Postseason history: Cardinals | D'backs

Pair of aces
Twenty-victory teammates since 1950.

Contrast of styles
D'backs have the arms; Cardinals have the bats.

Strong arms
A look at each team's frontline pitchers.

Unofficial Awards
SI writers hand out some less-than-major awards.

Luis Gonzalez surpassed the 400 total-base mark.

SI's Stephen Cannella: Touching Base
Albert Pujols is having an MVP-type season.


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Postseason photo gallery

SI's Jeff Pearlman
Series breakdown, predictions

Game 1: Arizona def. St. Louis 1-0  Recap | Box Score 
Game 2: St. Louis def. Arizona 4-1  Recap | Box Score 
Game 3: Arizona def. St. Louis 5-3   Recap | Box Score 
Game 4: St. Louis def. Arizona 4-1   Recap | Box Score 
Game 5: Arizona def. St. Louis 2-1   Recap | Box Score 
MLB Division Series Glance | MLB Probables

McGwire hints at retirement following Cards' exit
Counsell's homer lifts D'backs to 2-1 NLDS lead
Rookie pitcher helps Cards stave off elimination
Kile sets NLDS record with five straight K's
Williams outduels Big Unit to even series at 1-1
Schilling silences Cards with three-hit shutout
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Down to the wire
Mark McGwire and Curt Schilling discuss the "nail-biting, teeth-grinding" experience.
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SI's Cannella: Williams boosts Cards in Game 2
SI's Cannella: D'backs give Cards the Big Schill

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