Los Angeles Dodgers 5, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Date: 7/23/2012 Album ID: 1506479
Photos by Chris Lee
The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
Cardinals' Lance Berkman drives in the first run of the game with a single in first inning action against Los ANgeles starting pitcher Chad Billingsley during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  Catching at right is Los Angeles catcher A.J. Ellis and behind the plate is home plate umpire Marty Foster.
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Cardinals' Carlos Beltran strikes out against Los Angeles starting pitcher Chad Billingsley in first inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.   Catching is Los Angeles catcher A.J. Ellis and behind the plate is home plate umpire Marty Foster.
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Los Angeles' Luis Cruz (center) is congratulated by teammates Andre Ethier and Adam Kennedy after driving both in with a three-run home run in second inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday leaps at the warning track but is unable to reach a three-run home run by Los Angeles' Luis Cruz in second inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal gets his glove on the ball but is unable to make the catch as it falls for a single by Los Angeles' Adam Kennedy in second inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  Kennedy later scored on a three-run home run by Luis Cruz.  Backing up the play is left fielder Matt Holliday.Photo by Chris Lee, clee@post-dispatch.com
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Cardinals' Matt Holliday hits a double in third inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals starting pitcher Joe Kelly tips a ball hit back at him by Los Angeles' Mark Ellis in first inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  Kelly was tended to by trainers who examined his throwing hand before remaining in the game.Photo by Chris Lee, clee@post-dispatch.com
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Los Angeles' Matt Kemp (right) resigns himself to being tagged out by Cardinals starting pitcher Joe Kelly after being caught in a run down between third base and home in sixth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals' Joe Kelly stumbles over the first base bag as he legs out an infield hit in fifth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  Kelly was tended to by a trainer before remaining in the game.
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Cardinals' Joe Kelly takes a tumble as he legs out an infield hit in fifth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals' Carlos Beltran hits a two-run home run in eighth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals manager Mike Matheny goes over a double-switch with home plate umpire Marty Foster in seventh inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals pitcher Barret Browning pitches in seventh inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals' Carlos Beltran is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run in eighth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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Cardinals pitcher Trevor Rosenthal pitches in eighth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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