Allen Craig's gutsy play looms large

He played in pain in Game 3. Will it cost the Cardinals his availability for Game 4?

Originally Published: October 26, 2013
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals might be suffering from inconsistent pitching and a lack of clutch hitting in the World Series, but they're up to their cap brims in inspirational forces. First, Carlos Beltran bruised a rib banging into the Fenway Park wall, only to return the next day and help lead St. Louis to a win. Now, the Cardinals are uplifted by the sight of Allen Craig, rusty from lack of use and playing on a bum foot, contributing a pivotal hit against Koji Uehara and emerging from ...

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