HOWARD FENDRICH
AP Sports Writer

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October 13, 2012
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Cards stun Nationals in 9th

WASHINGTON (AP) - Carlos Beltran and the never-give-up St. Louis Cardinals began their latest comeback celebration quietly, plucking cans of beer from a blue bin that was hurriedly wheeled from the home to the visiting clubhouse in the middle of the ninth inning.

"How did that happen?!" Beltran asked, speaking to no one in particular.

Then in walked Pete Kozma, and the party really started. Teammates sprayed champagne bottles directly at the rookie shortstop who drove in the go-ahead runs against the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of their NL division series. Doesn't matter how bad things look for these …

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