St. Louis Cardinals 4, Colorado Rockies 1
Date: 7/4/2012 Album ID: 1497638
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The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
Cardinals' Jon Jay (right) celebrates with Carlos Beltran after scoring on a double by Matt Holliday in first inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Colorado's Jonathan Herrera slides safely into third on a triple as Cardinals third baseman David Freese tries to apply the tag in fifth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals' Matt Holliday (left) is called out on a tag by Colorado second baseman Marco Scutaro as he tries to stretch a single into a double in fifth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  Replays indicated Holliday was safe on the play.
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Cardinals third baseman David Freese tags out Colorado's Chris Nelson at third base to complete a double play to end the top of the sixth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  Making the call is third base umpire Tim Welke.
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Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright reacts after his defense turned a double play to end the top of the sixth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday (left) congratulates center fielder Jon Jay after Jay made a running catch at the warning track on a fly ball off the bat of Colorado's Marco Scutaro to end the top of the seventh inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Colorado first baseman Todd Helton is unable to cleanly barehand a single off the bat of Cardinals' Rafael Furcal in second inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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The lead runner, Cardinals' Yadier Molina (right), is forced out at third base by Colorado third baseman Chris Nelson on a failed sacrifice bunt by Adam Wainwright in second inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals' David Freese adds two insurance runs with a bases-loaded single in the eighth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright pitches during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal is unable to reach a single off the bat of Colorado's Chris Nelson in sixth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals pitcher Maikel Cleto pitches in seventh inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals pitcher Marc Rzepczynski pitches in eighth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals' Allen Craig swings at a pitch in ieghth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals' David Freese drives in two runs with a single in eighth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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