Jon Jay started the inning with a single, then Pete Kozma followed with a walk. That brought Joe Kelly to the plate, who attempted to advance the runners with a sacrifice bunt. The pitcher could not lay the bunt down, and ended up bunting foul with two strikes, earning a strikeout.
Matt Carpenter followed Kelly, striking out on a 3-2 pitch that just caught the outside corner. Jay and Kozma pulled of a double-steal during the play, which put two runners in scoring position for Beltran.
The outfielder, known for his postseason performances, delivered in the clutch, guiding a single up the middle to drive in both runners.
Matt Holliday ended the inning with a flyout to Marlon Byrd, but not before St. Louis ended the shutout and tied the game.