Cubs Deal Blow to Cardinals Playoff Hopes

6 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Friday, September 23 2011 Sep 23, 2011 Friday, September 23, 2011 11:00:00 PM CDT September 23, 2011 in Continuous News
By: Associated Press
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano dealt the St. Louis' wild-card hopes another serious blow with his first home run of the month, a tiebreaking three-run shot in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Cardinals 5-1 Friday night.

The loss dropped the Cardinals three games behind Atlanta, which beat Washington 7-4, for the wild card. The defeat also clinched the NL Central for Milwaukee.

 

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