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WATCH: Carlos Beltran's home run off the Shea Stadium scoreboard propels Mets to 2006 NLCS victory

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On this date in 2006, Carlos Beltran crushed this ball off the scoreboard, breaking a scoreless tie for the Mets against the Cardinals in the opening game of the NLCS.

The Mets opened game one of the 2006 NLCS against the Cardinals with a pitching matchup of Tom Glavine and Jeff Weaver and the two veterans traded zeroes through the first five and a half frames. In the bottom of the sixth with Paul Lo Duca on base, Carlos Beltran stepped up to the plate and immediately untied the game with a mammoth home run off of the Shea scoreboard. Beltran's two-run home run was all that the Mets would need that evening, as Glavine, Guillermo Mota, and Billy Wagner would combine to shut out the Cardinals 2-0, giving the Mets an early lead in the series.