A pair of Mr. Octobers

Adam Wainwright and Carlos Beltran stole the show in Game 1 against Pittsburgh

Updated: October 4, 2013, 2:04 AM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- If it weren't for the invention of baseball, October would be just a month for costumes and candy, and footballs spiraling through the autumn sky. But here on Planet Baseball, in the heart of the great Midwest, October has a different meaning, a meaning unlike any other month on the calendar.

It's Carlos Beltran's kind of month. It's Adam Wainwright's kind of month. It's the St. Louis Cardinals' kind of month.

And here we go. They're at it again.

They worked their ...

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