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Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 9, 2013)

NLDS: Cardinals vs. Pirates

David Freese homered and Adam Wainwright threw a complete game as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-1, in the deciding Game 5 in the NLDS Wednesday night at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals advance to the NLCS, where they will face the Los Angeles Dodgers.

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Justin Morneau
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Justin Morneau #66 celebrates with Russell Martin #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates as he scores on a single by Pedro Alvarez #24 in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Pedro Alvarez
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates fields a ball hit by Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals for an out in the seventh inning during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Matt Carpenter
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals fields a single hit by Justin Morneau #66 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the seventh inning of Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Matt Carpenter
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals fields a single hit by Justin Morneau #66 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the seventh inning of Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Neil Walker
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts to striking out in th eseventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Neil Walker
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts to striking out in th eseventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Matt Carpenter
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals fields a ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Matt Carpenter
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals fields a ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Adam Wainwright
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Adam Wainwright #50 talks to Yadier Molina #4 and Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals on the mound in the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Justin Morneau
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Justin Morneau #66 of the Pittsburgh Pirates slides into home to score on a single by Pedro Alvarez #24 in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Yadier Molina congratulates Matt Adams of the St.
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Yadier Molina congratulates Matt Adams of the St. Louis Cardinals on his two-run home run in the eighth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 9, 2013)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Adam Wainwright
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Adam Wainwright #50 talks to Yadier Molina #4 and Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals on the mound in the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Adam Wainwright
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches
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Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 9, 2013)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Gerrit Cole
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Gerrit Cole #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: David Freese
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: David Freese #23 of the St. Louis Cardinals throws out Justin Morneau #66 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning of Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Gerrit Cole of the Pittsburgh Pirates throws the
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Gerrit Cole of the Pittsburgh Pirates throws the first pitch of the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 9, 2013)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Gerrit Cole
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Gerrit Cole #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Andrew McCutchen
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts after striking out in the firts inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Adam Wainwright
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Pedro Alvarez
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates fields a ground ball for a first inning out against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Clint Barmes
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Clint Barmes #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates catches a hit by Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals for the second out in the first inning of Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: The St. Louis
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: The St. Louis Cardinals stand for the national anthem prior to Game Four of the National League Division Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Jose Tabata #31
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Jose Tabata #31 of the Pittsburgh Pirates looks on in the dugout prior to Game Four of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Charlie Morton #50
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates walks off the field against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Charlie Morton #50
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrates a strike out to end the top of the fifth inning against Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Clint Barmes #12
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Clint Barmes #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates misses a ground ball hit by Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Jon Jay #19
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals catches a fly ball as he collides with Carlos Beltran #3 in the fifth inning hit by Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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Pittsburgh Pirates players, including Neil Walker (18) and
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Pittsburgh Pirates players, including Neil Walker (18) and Clint Barmes (12) celebrate after beating the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 in Game 2 of baseball's National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in St. Louis. The best-of-five games series is tied 1-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) walks
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St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) walks to the dugout after striking out against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in St. Louis. The Pirates won 7-1. Pirates catcher Russell Martin is at right. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Andrew McCutchen #22
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates climbs the wall in attempt to catch Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals two run home run against Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the sixth inning during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

*** BESTPIX *** PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07:
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*** BESTPIX *** PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals catches a fly ball as he collides with Carlos Beltran #3 in the fifth inning hit by Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Matt Holliday #7
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates in the dugout after scoring a two run home run against Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the sixth inning during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday celebrates with
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St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday celebrates with Carlos Beltran after hitting a two-run home run against Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton in the sixth inning during Game 4 of the National League Division Series at PNC Park. (Oct. 7, 2013)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Charlie Morton #50
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates walks back to the dugout after being pulled by manager Clint Hurdle #13 in the sixth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Justin Wilson #37
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Justin Wilson #37 of the Pittsburgh Pirates throws a pitch in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Matt Holliday #7
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates scoring a two run home run with teammates Yadier Molina #4 against Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the sixth inning during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Vin Mazzaro #32
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Vin Mazzaro #32 of the Pittsburgh Pirates throws a pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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A Pittsburgh Pirates fan holds up a sign
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A Pittsburgh Pirates fan holds up a sign after the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 in Game 2 of baseball's National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Pedro Alvarez #24
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrates as he scores off his solo home run in the eighth inning against Michael Wacha #52 of the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Jordy Mercer #10
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Jordy Mercer #10 of the Pittsburgh Pirates catches a fly ball in the eighth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Pedro Alvarez #24
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates trots around second base after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning against Michael Wacha #52 of the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Pete Kozma #38
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Pete Kozma #38 of the St. Louis Cardinals slides safely into second base in front of Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates during Game Three of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 6, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Justin Morneau #66
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Justin Morneau #66 and Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate two runs scored in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 6, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Manager Mike Matheny
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Manager Mike Matheny #22 of the St. Louis Cardinals takes the field prior to Game Three of the National League Division Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on October 6, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Justin Morneau #66
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Justin Morneau #66 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a single in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 6, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Pittsburgh Pirates fans
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Pittsburgh Pirates fans cheer during Game Three of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park on October 6, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Justin Morneau #66 and Andrew McCutchen #22 of
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Justin Morneau #66 and Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate two runs scored in the first inning of a Game 3 of the NLDS against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 6, 2013)

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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Francisco Liriano #47
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: Francisco Liriano #47 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 6, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: The Pittsburgh Pirates
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06: The Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals line up for the national anthem before Game Three of the National League Division Series at PNC Park on October 6, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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