Cardinals go the distance

Chris Carpenter outduels Phillies ace Roy Halladay to lead St. Louis into NLCS

Updated: October 8, 2011, 2:35 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- These are the baseball games that take that special journey through history, a ride only the October classics get to take.

They don't come along often. Maybe every 10 years. Or every 20. Or every 50. So when you see them, you want to freeze them and savor the feeling, hang onto the memory -- because they won't come around again for a long, long time.

When Chris Carpenter and Roy Halladay took the mound on a pressure-packed -- not to mention squirrel-free -- Friday ...

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