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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha celebrates after striking out Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe with bases loaded to end the sixth inning of Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in St. Louis. ((AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT   MBI  (REV-SHARE)
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha celebrates after striking out Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe with bases loaded to end the sixth inning of Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in St. Louis. ((AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT MBI (REV-SHARE)

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