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Cardinals beat Giants 8-3 to take 3-1 lead in NLCS

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals are oh so close. They know better than to start celebrating yet.

To a man, the defending World Series champions kept their latest victory in perspective Thursday night. Before cashing in another wild-card run to a second straight pennant, they've still got to beat the San Francisco Giants one more time.

"We're not taking the last game to get into the World Series for granted," Matt Holliday said after an 8-3 win put St. Louis up 3-1 in the best-of-seven NL championship series with a chance to wrap it up at home. …

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