Dempster gets 17th win as Cubs win

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CHICAGO (AP)—Ryan Dempster earned his 17th victory as the Chicago Cubs kept on winning a day after clinching the NL Central title, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Sunday in their regular-season wrapup at Wrigley Field.

The victory means the Cubs (94-60) need one more win to ensure home-field advantage throughout the NL playoffs.

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