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Greiner Athlete of the Week (10/17/12): Former UCD and current Cardinals second baseman Daniel Descalso

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From page B1 | October 17, 2012 |

St. Louis Cardinal Daniel Descalso, a former UCD star, is the Greiner Athlete of the Week. AP photo

Over the past two seasons, no team in professional sports has been more successful with its back against the wall than the St. Louis Cardinals. In 2011, the Cards erased a 10.5-game deficit to capture the National League wild card and won the World Series, using another memorable comeback in Game 6 when they were one strike away from elimination, not once, but twice.

The comeback kids are at it again this season and — like he was in that 2011 Game 6 — former UC Davis standout Daniel Descalso is a right in the middle of it.

With St. Louis playing a deciding Game 5 of the NL Division Series in Washington, and the Cardinals falling behind 6-0, Descalso had a home run in the eighth inning to cut the lead to 6-5. Then in the ninth, with St. Louis behind 7-5, the Greiner Athlete of the Week hit a two-run single to tie the game. After the Cards scored twice more to go up 9-7, Descalso caught a pop-up to end the game and send his team to the NLCS.

In Game 1 against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, Descalso went 2-for-4 and scored a run as St. Louis won 8-4.

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