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Cardinals don't get down and out when trailing, rally squelches Dodgers
Cardinals don't get down and out when trailing, rally squelches Dodgers

For six innings Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals were handcuffed by Clayton Kershaw. They had managed just two hits while striking out eight times. Their own starter, Adam Wainwright, had been pounded. So when the Cardinals came to bat in the seventh inning, they trailed, 6-2. In the 67 previous games in which the Dodgers had scored four or more runs behind Kershaw, they won all of them. "It got quiet," catcher Yadier Molina said of the mood in the Cardinals dugout. "When we're down 6-1, it seemed improbable," outfielder Matt Holliday said of a comeback. "[But] what else can you do? Just keep fighting like we've done all season. We really had no...

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