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Friday marks the return of the St. Louis Cardinals (68-56) to Great American Ball Park as they square off for a weekend clash against the NL Central-leading Reds (77-49). The red-hot Reds enter the series a season-high 28 games over .500 and owners of the best record in MLB (30-11) since the All-Star Break. Meanwhile, the second-place Cardinals are coming off a sweep of the Astros and are hoping to gain some ground in the standings. Will the Cardinals embark on another one of their miraculous late-season runs this weekend, or will Dusty Baker's team deliver a virtual knockout blow to the defending champs' division title hopes? We will know by Sunday evening. Here are 10 facts about the series against the Redbirds: 1. It's a classic 3-game, weekend set with start times of 7:10et (Friday), 4:05et (Saturday), and 1:10 et (Sunday). 2. Here are the probable pitching match-ups: Fri - CIN Mat Latos (10-3, 3.56) vs STL Lance Lynn (13-5, 3.73) Sat - CIN Mi...
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