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Derek Law and Derek Law's rally towel inspired the Giants to victory in NLDS Game 3

San Francisco Giants pitcher Derek Law reacts after striking out Chicago Cubs' Dexter Fowler during the sixth inning of Game 3 of baseball's National League Division Series in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) (Ben Margot/AP)

There were many heroes in the Giants' dramatic 6-5 win over the Cubs in NLDS Game 3 on Monday. There's Conor Gillaspie, whose triple to right-center gave San Francisco the lead in the eighth; Ty Blach, who got the win thanks to two scoreless innings of relief; and Joe Panik, who sent everybody home with a walk-off double in the bottom of the 13th.
Not every vital contribution can be found in a box score, however. Sure, Derek Law played a key role on the field, following up Madison Bumgarner's start with two hitless innings to keep the Giants within reach -- and getting really fired up about it:

But he would help win the game from the dugout. That's where, as the Giants began to mount their late rally, he made an offering to the Baseball Gods: Behold, the Rally Towel:

Soon after that magical piece of orange cloth made its first appearance, the Giants scored three runs in the eighth to take the lead. A few innings later, San Francisco walked off -- as the Rally Towel looked on. There's just one problem, though: If you want to keep the magic going, you're going to need a search party.

Luckily for the Giants, the fan, Louis Blachman, will do whatever it takes:

After all, he understands cause and effect: