Jayson Werth's winner

Epic 13-pitch at-bat leads to walk-off blast, decisive Game 5 against St. Louis

Updated: October 11, 2012, 11:56 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

WASHINGTON -- It was an hour after the at-bat of a lifetime, and Jayson Werth still wasn't sure what just happened.

An hour after his epic 13-pitch mano a mano with Cardinals bullpen hulkster Lance Lynn.

An hour after a wave of the bat he'd dreamed about all his life.

An hour after he'd sent a baseball soaring through the pulsating D.C. night -- and into a whole new chapter of Washington baseball folklore.

An hour after as euphoric a trip around ...

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