By Ryan Dean

St. Louis (KSDK)-- While the champagne was still flowing in some parts of San Francisco, it was a very different scene at Busch Stadium.

Just after 5 a.m. Tuesdaythe St. Louis Cardinals, along with club employees and family, returned home to St. Louis. The group arrived in three charter buses.Players quickly exited the bus grabbed their bags and hopped into their vehicles.

This is thefourth time in team history they lost a postseason series after being up three games to one. The other times were: 1968 World Series, 1985 World Series, 1996 NLCS.