After a classic opener in the NL championship series, runs figure to be just as hard to come by in Game 2.
That's not surprising given that the Los Angeles Dodgers will turn to ace Clayton Kershaw, but even he hasn't been quite as stellar recently as his mound opponent - a pitcher who has made just 10 total major league starts.
Kershaw will duel with impressive rookie Michael Wacha on Saturday, with the visiting Dodgers looking to even this series that began in thrilling fashion.
These storied franchises are meeting in this round for the first time since 1985, and the 28-year wait proved to be worth it Friday night. They dueled well into the night before Carlos Beltran singled in the winning run in the 13th inning for a 3-2 victory.
Beltran, who has never played in a World Series, was the star as he drove in all three runs for St. Louis and threw out Mark Ellis at the plate in the 10th. The 16-year veteran is 12th all-time and third among players with at least 30 playoff games w...