Cards Can't Overcome Seven Runs Allowed in the First Inning and Get Swept in a 7-4 loss

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Cards Can't Overcome Seven Runs Allowed in the First Inning and Get Swept in a 7-4 loss
Cards Can't Overcome Seven Runs Allowed in the First Inning and Get Swept in a 7-4 loss

The 1928 New York Yankees, led by Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, swept the Cardinals in 4 games in the World Series, but the Cards did manage 27 hits and 10 runs total. The 2004 Red Sox continued their magical ride to sweep the Cardinals in the World Series after their dramatic comeback victory against the Yankees in the ALCS after being down 3 games to none. That was a bad series for a lot of reasons, but at least the first game was close, with the Cardinals scoring 9 runs. In 2009, the Dodgers swept the Cardinals in 3 games in the NLDS, highlighted by Matt Holliday dropping what would have been an easy 3rd out in the bottom of the 9th in Game 2 and Ryan Franklin subsequently blowing the save. But

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