Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/12/13
Is Carlos Beltran the new Mr. October? There's no doubt the 16-year vetran outfielder was the star of the Cardinals' 3-2 extra-inning victory over the Dodgers in Friday's NLCS opener in St. Louis. Beltran not only hit the game-winning, walk-off RBI single in the 13th to beat LA, the St. Louis right fielder knocked in all three of the Cardinals' runs -- his two-run double off the center-field wall tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the third inning. But it was his throw home in the 10th that many will remember for years to come. With Dodgers on first and third and one out, Michael Young lifted a flyball to right-center field. Beltran called center fielder Jon Jay off the ball, positioned himself to get momentum towards home plate, caught it and then fired a one-hopper to catcher Yadier Molina, who tagged out Mark Ellis for the double play -- and preserved the 2-2 tie. Your browser does not support iframes. After 21 LCS games, Beltran has 14 RBI and is tied for fifth in home...
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