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Cardinals clinch NL Central by beating Cubs

Published: Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
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(Jeff Roberson)
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood watches a ball hit for a two-run double by St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals clinched their first NL Central title in four years, beating the Cubs, 7-0, Friday night behind the strong pitching of Lance Lynn and home runs by David Freese and Matt Holliday.

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