Before Werth's walkoff, a rousing speech for Nats
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Hours before Jayson Werth's game-ending homer on a 13-pitch at-bat extended the Washington Nationals' surprising season, before a bullpen trio got eight consecutive outs via strikeouts, before Ian Desmond's acrobatic catch, a guy who isn't even on the playoff roster fired up a team facing elimination against the defending champs.
Washington Nationals Jayson Werth hits a walk-off home run in the ninth inning of Game 4 of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina tracks the ball after Washington Nationals pinch-hitter Chad Tracy struck out swinging to end the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball division series, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in Washington. The Nationals won 2-1, sending the series to a deciding fifth game. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee) EDWARDSVILLE OUT ALTON OUT
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