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St. Louis police increase security for baseball playoffs

Police Chief Sam Dotson says officers will be in greater numbers for the best-of-five series that gets under way Friday.

Rivals Cubs-Cardinals will meet for first time in playoffs

Teams with two of the three best records in the major leagues will meet in the National League Division Series when the Chicago Cubs square off against the St. Louis Cardinals beginning Friday.

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Lackey will start Game 1 of NLDS for Cardinals on Friday

The Cardinals' righthanded pitcher brings a lot of postseason experience to the mound. He’s 7-5 in 21 games, including 18 starts.

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Chamber: Each Cardinals playoff game worth $5.9 million

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals are back in the playoffs for the fifth straight year, and that's good news for the region's economy.

Cards catcher Molina will try to play with splint over thumb

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina will try to play in the NL division series wearing a splint to protect his injured left thumb.

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Miller ends 24-start drought, Braves beat Cardinals 6-0

Shelby Miller ended his 24-start winless streak, holding his former Cardinals teammates to three hits through eight innings and leading the Atlanta Braves over St. Louis 6-0 in Sunday's doubleheader opener.

Pictures: St. Louis Cardinals celebrate NL Central Division crown

The St. Louis Cardinals celebrated the team's third-straight NL Central Division crown Wednesday night.  The Redbirds will have home field advantage throughout the National League playoffs. (Pictures courtesy Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

St. Louis Cardinals clinch NL Central Division crown with win over Pittsburgh

Jason Heyward's grand slam in the third-inning powered the St. Louis Cardinals to a 11-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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