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Cards clinch playoff spot despite loss to Reds

Cards clinch playoff spot despite loss to Reds

ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated Oct 2, 2012
The Cardinals clinched baseball's final postseason berth Tuesday night when the Dodgers lost to San Francisco.
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  • Matheny recognizes importance of celebrating

    Matheny recognizes importance of celebrating

    MLB.com Oct 2, 2012
    Over the past week, differing opinions emerged from the Cardinals' clubhouse about whether or not clinching a spot in the Wild Card game warranted a champagne-popping, raucous celebration -- much like the one the Braves partook in last week, when they s…
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  • Cardinals fans seem happy that Albert Pujols won’t be appearing…

    Cardinals fans seem happy that Albert Pujols won’t be appearing in the playoffs

    yahoo.com Oct 2, 2012
    With one more victory or a Los Angeles Dodgers loss, the St. Louis Cardinals will clinch their second trip to the postseason in as many years. Now, is there a chance their journey might only last one day with a loss to the Atlanta Braves in Friday's wil…
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  • Dodgers ballboy takes funny tumble into stands after trying to …

    Dodgers ballboy takes funny tumble into stands after trying to snag foul ball (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 2, 2012
    The elimination number of the Los Angeles Dodgers is down to one, but they're not going quietly just yet. A 3-2 walkoff win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night kept the team's hopes of forcing a Thursday tiebreaker with the St. Louis Cardinals…
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  • Nationals ready regardless of opponent

    Nationals ready regardless of opponent

    MLB.com Oct 2, 2012
    If the Nats end up with the best record in baseball, they could start on Sunday against the Wild Card team -- either the Braves or Cardinals. If they have the second-best record, behind the Reds, they'll start on Saturday, against the Giants.
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  • Video - Reds Hold Off Cardinals 00:32

    Reds Hold Off Cardinals

    Oct 2
    Scott Rolen homered off Chris Carpenter, helping the Reds keep the Cardinals' postseason plans on hold.

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  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make …

    Oct 2
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  • Peter King: No ref's return as special as Corrente's; the future in LA; ma…

    Oct 2
    The voice of Tony Corrente was ebullient, as ebullient as a man who stared down his own mortality within the past few months and lived to tell about it.