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Giants vs. Cardinals, 2012 NLCS: Marco Scutaro wins MVP

San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro is your 2012 National League Championship Series Most Valuable Player. Scutaro came up with timely hits, regular hits, and just wouldn't stop hitting en route to winning the MVP award.


Scutaro piled up 14 hits in the series, compiling an incredible batting average of .500. Scutaro drove him four RBIs among those 14 hits, and also crossed home plate to score six runs on the game.

Scutaro scored the first run of Game 5 en route to a 5-0 victory over the Cardinals, and then scored the first run of Game 6 in a 6-1 win to tie the series at 3-3. He would score in the bottom of the 3rd in Game 7 in a 9-0 San Francisco win. Scutaro managed a hit in every game of the NLCS, going 2-5 in Game 1, 2-3 in Game 2, 2-5 in Game 3, 2-4 in Game 4, 1-4 in Game 5, 2-3 in Game 6, and then went 3-4 in Game 7.

Scutaro has been hitting at an incredible rate since joining San Francisco. He batted .314 in August and then raised that to .402 in September, finishing with a .362 mark and 44 RBI in 61 game