Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/19/12
ST. LOUIS -- Adam Wainwright had six days to sit around and think about one of the worst starts of his career in one of the biggest games he had ever pitched. In the fifth and deciding game of the NL Division Series against the Washington Nationals, Wainwright put his team in a major hole, but his St. Louis Cardinals completed a historic comeback from that 6-0 deficit. Wainwright went to the mound Thursday night for the first NL Championship Series start of his career determined to not let it happen again. It didn't. Wainwright limited the San Francisco Giants to one run on four hits through seven innings, pitching the Cardinals to an 8-3 victory that put the defending champions on the cusp of a return trip to the World Series. "A little part of me wanted to reprove it to myself that I could go out there and pitch great when we need me to," Wainwright said. "I knew I could. I was very confident in my ability and my stuff. I just needed to trust it and go out there and make p...
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