Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 10/19/12
ST. LOUIS Rap music blared in a loose clubhouse, confidence oozed among players after turning the San Francisco Giants into a crater, and a franchise that has made October shock in vogue earned an unfamiliar role: A favorite charged with snuffing out the remaining light from this National League Championship Series. "Obviously, that's a great club over there," said St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Carpenter, shortly after his team's 8-3 Game 4 romp Thursday at Busch Stadium, the dirt stain fresh on his left pant leg. "They're here for a reason. At the same time, I think we know what we're capable of doing when we stick to our game plan. These first two games (at home), I think we've done a good job of it, and hopefully, we can keep it going." Keep it going? If so, the rally squirrel will become a ravenous wolf. Keep it going? If so, the comeback Cardinals will become the raging Redbirds, a tested group rolling on the emotion of another fall squall. On Thursday, this sees...
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