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Dodgers-Cardinals Game 1 was a tale of two emotions for winners
Dodgers-Cardinals Game 1 was a tale of two emotions for winners

If you ask the St. Louis Cardinals, there were two at-bats in the first game of their National League division series with the Dodgers that defined their team. One carried with it a note of caution, the other they wore like a badge of honor following a 10-9 victory on Friday night. The first came in the bottom of the third inning, with the Cardinals leading 1-0. St. Louis starter Adam Wainwright threw a fastball up and in to Dodgers center fielder Yasiel Puig -- a little too up and in as it turned out -- and hit him. In last year’s NL Championship Series, the Cardinals also pitched the Dodgers tight, with Joe Kelly drilling Hanley Ramirez in the ribs and knocking him out of the...

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