Found August 24, 2013 on Fox Sports Midwest:
The St. Louis Cardinals are playing much better than the last time they were in the midst of a series with the Atlanta Braves. Looking to continue their surge, the Cardinals try for a fourth consecutive win to secure their first series victory over the Braves in two years Saturday night at Busch Stadium. St. Louis (75-53) scored three times while being swept at Atlanta from July 26-28. That was the beginning of a season-high seven-game slide that dropped the Cardinals out of first place in the NL Central. Though St. Louis remains a game behind first-place Pittsburgh in the division, it leads the wild-card race and won nine of 12. After opening this four-game set between likely postseason clubs with a 6-2 victory, Adam Wainwright tossed a six-hitter during the Cardinals' 3-1 win over the East-leading Braves (77-51) on Friday. "It's always good to do that and I feel like our team needed it," Wainwright said. These two victories followed a stretch where Atlanta ...
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