Much has been made about how bad Carlos Beltran has been the second half of the year for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Since the All-Star break, where Beltran participated in the Home Run Derby and started for the National League in right field, Beltran has been mediocre at best. Beltran is hitting just .219 with nine home runs and only 22 RBI's.
Beltran has clearly struggled, but is he starting to heat back up?
After manager Mike Matheny left Beltran out of the lineup against the Padres on Wednesday afternoon, Beltran has responded in two games against the Dodgers.
Beltran is 4 for 6 against the Dodgers thus far in what is a very important series, collecting a pair of doubles and two walks as well.
While Beltran's recent hot streak spans just two games, it is the first signs of life Beltran has shown for quite some time.
The Cardinals offense, which has struggled of late, desperately needs Beltran to start providing some power again in the middle of the lineup and at ...