St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter (13) tags out Pittsburgh Pirates pinch hitter Josh Harrison (5) as he attempts to steal second base in the bottom of the eighth inning of game four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on October 7, 2013. Cardinals won 2-1 to tie the five-games series at 2-2. UPI/Archie Carpenter.
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