Originally written on i70baseball  |  Last updated 10/29/14
The heroics of Carlos Beltran in the month of October are nothing new. He ranks in the top 10 nearly every major postseason category that an individual can find himself in. However, in last night’s game one of the National League Championship Series, he had his signature effort as a Cardinal during the season’s final month. In the process he single-handedly carried the team to series-opening victory, as well as continued to make an increasingly convincing case for how his legacy will be rewarded. Beltran took the world on his shoulders, as his two-run third inning double started the offense, and remained the entire output until his RBI single ten innings later earned a grueling win to a grueling start to the NLCS. In a matchup that saw just three lead changes scattered across 13 pitchers for both sides, it was the two defining hits by Beltran that made the complete difference in the Cardinals 3-2 victory. Yet, the moment of the game came in the top of the tenth inning, when Beltran...
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  • the humble,cool,calm,collected.im calling his new name:"cool hand carlos"smooth as silk,so relaxed in the batters box.makes the plays in right field look so easy.the dodgers put their 2 best pitchers out there in the first 2 games,knowing they must win at least 1 in st.louis to have a shot.our ace,wainwright,is on the mound monday in LA.i like the way its looking.
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