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September 30, 2013

Cardinals clinch home-field advantage in NL

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ST. LOUIS —

“Today, we were proud to do something that could honor our guys,” Matheny said. “The fans like to acknowledge our guys.”

NOTES: St. Louis recognized the 50th anniversary of Stan Musial’s last game as a Cardinal with commemorative patches on their uniforms. Musial went 2 for 3 and singled in his final at-bat of a 3-2 win over Cincinnati. ... Matheny indicated that Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94) will start the first game of the NL division series. The Cubs closed the season losing 41 of their last 59. ...A crowd of 44,808 gave the Cardinals their 25th sellout of the season.

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