St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny congratulates Carlos Beltran, foreground left, as he returns to the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning in Game 1 of baseball's National League championship series against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in San Francisco. The Cardinals won 6-4. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

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St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny congratulates Carlos Beltran, foreground left, as he returns to the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning in Game 1 of baseball's National League championship series against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in San Francisco. The Cardinals won 6-4. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)