Oct 13, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT
|Drew Storen walks into the dugout after the ninth inning of Game 5. (Photo by AP)|
The protective plastic over the lockers, the cart of champagne bottles, all of it was in place.
All Drew Storen had to do was get one strike.
Twice the Nationals had the Cardinals where they wanted them: two strikes and two outs, a two-run lead.
Full count, two outs on Yadier Molina. He walks. Full count, two outs on David Freese. He walks.
Then, with one 94 mile per hour sinker, the Nationals 2012 season began to unravel before the eyes of the largest crowd in stadium history. Daniel Descalso pelted a ground ball off the glove of Ian Desmond, ricocheting into the outfield and scoring two runs to tie the game at seven.Read more »
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