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^Cardinals beat Kershaw, Dodgers 5-3<
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^By JOE RESNICK=
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Matt Carpenter drove in the go-ahead run with
an infield single and Pete Kozma hit a three-run double against
Clayton Kershaw, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-3 victory
over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday in the rubber game of their
The Cardinals improved the major league's best record to 32-17
and increased their NL Central lead over Cincinnati to 1 1/2 games.
Kozma led off the seventh with a bloop double off the glove of
shortstop Dee Gordon as he dived for the ball in short center
field. One out later, Carpenter grounded a single off the glove of
first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, allowing Kozma to score.
Pinch-hitter Matt Adams added an RBI single in the ninth.
Seth Maness (4-1) got credit for the victory in relief of
starter Shelby Miller despite retiring only two of the six batters
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