Cardinals score 4 in ninth, beat Nationals 9-7, reach NLCS

Friday, October 12, 2012 | 11:42 p.m. CDT; updated 6:13 a.m. CDT, Saturday, October 13, 2012

WASHINGTON — In the end, it made sense that Yadier Molina and David Freese would work those key walks, and that Daniel Descalso and Pete Kozma would come through with those tying and go-ahead, two-run hits.