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Cardinals back in (and back into) playoffs with Dodgers loss

Cardinals back in (and back into) playoffs with Dodgers loss

yahoo.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
A season ago, the St. Louis Cardinals qualified for the playoffs as the wild card with the help of an epic collapse by the Atlanta Braves. Late on Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning, the defending World Series champions backed into the postseason tou…
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  • Cards can once again leapfrog Braves to NLDS

    Cards can once again leapfrog Braves to NLDS

    MLB.com Oct 3, 2012
    In the byproduct of baseball's successful push for a second Wild Card team in each league, the Braves and Cardinals will jockey for that chance to the advance to the National League Division Series.
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  • Chipper Jones’ final at-bat: Single to right (Video)

    Chipper Jones’ final at-bat: Single to right (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 3, 2012
    Chipper Jones and the Atlanta Braves continue their season in the NL wild-card game later this week. More baseball might come after that. But as far as the regular season goes, this was it for Chipper: A pinch-hit, line-drive single to right field again…
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  • Video - Braves Blank Pirates In Regular-Season Finale 00:31

    Braves Blank Pirates In Regular-Season Finale

    Oct 3
    Chipper Jones singled in his final regular-season at-bat for Atlanta as the Braves shut out the Pirates 4-0.
  • Video - NL Wild Card Game Preview 01:25

    NL Wild Card Game Preview

    Oct 3
    Cardinals at Braves, Friday 5:07pm ET.

Sports Columnists

  • Young defensive backs have made their marks

    Oct 3
    At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton