Carlos Beltran (rib) in Game 2 lineup

Updated: October 25, 2013, 12:56 AM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Carlos Beltran was in the St. Louis Cardinals' starting lineup for their 4-2 victory against the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night.

He singled in the first inning, then singled again to drive in the final run in the three-run seventh when St. Louis capitalized on fielding blunders by Boston to erase a 2-1 deficit.

"I wanted to be in the lineup. I worked so hard to get to this point," Beltran said. "Somebody would have to kill me in order for me ...

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