Catcher A.J. Ellis' face says it all for what the Dodgers and their fans are thinking now.
A historic second-half run was ultimately for naught, as the offense couldn't keep up with St. Louis' bats on a night that prospective Cy Young-winner Clayton Kershaw (four innings, seven earned runs) was downright human.
For the 16-year veteran Beltran, who had three hits on the night, it's a first legit shot at a World Series title.
22-year-old Michael Wacha, who pitched seven spectacular shutout innings of two-hit ball for his second win, was named NLCS Most Valuable Player.
And for new St. Louis manager Mike Matheny, it's a pennant in his second season as skipper.
As for their prospective opponents, the Cardinals are 2-1 lifetime against both Boston and Detroit.
The 11-time World Champion Cardinals have a few days now to enjoy this win — and start thinking in earnest about No. 12.
Here's how the final out went down, causing a massive and well-earned St. Louis celebration: