Adam Wainwright's moment

St. Louis rides workhorse right-hander, pair of two-run homers into the NLCS

Updated: October 10, 2013, 3:09 AM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- It was 9:42 p.m. in the Central time zone when Usain Bolt burst out of the dugout of the St. Louis Cardinals and sprinted toward the pitcher's mound at Busch Stadium, at about the same pace with which he once won the Olympic 100-meter dash.

Oh, wait. That wasn't Usain Bolt. That was Adam Wainwright, the man who had just pitched the first eight innings of a momentous, winner-take-all postseason baseball game. He had no choice, he would say later, but to charge out there for ...

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