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By ASSOCIATED PRESS  |  Last updated 9/11/13
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After an inauspicious start, the St. Louis Cardinals picked up where they left off following a crucial weekend sweep, knocking off the Milwaukee Brewers at home Tuesday. They'll likely need Lance Lynn to turn around his recent struggles in order to defeat the Brewers again Wednesday night, which would mark their first five-game winning streak since early July. The Cardinals (84-60) wrestled control of the NL Central away from Pittsburgh over the weekend by winning all three meetings at Busch Stadium. Their division lead remained at one game after Tuesday's 4-2 win over Milwaukee coupled with Pittsburgh's 5-4 victory at Texas. St. Louis was held hitless until Matt Holliday's two-run homer in the sixth inning. Fortunately for the Cardinals, starter Shelby Miller also turned in 6 2-3 shutout innings as they won for the 10th time in 12 home contests. "We know what's at stake," Miller said. "We're watching the other teams, we're keeping up with it all. I think it makes it more fun for us...
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