Carpenter HRs off Kimbrel as Cards beat Cubs

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  1. truebluefan

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    The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs wasted no time trading blows in the first game of their crucial four-game series.

    Then, the Cardinals' Matt Carpenter delivered a haymaker that put the rival Cubs on the ropes.

    Carpenter homered in the 10th inning against Craig Kimbrel in the All-Star closer's return from the injured list, and St. Louis regrouped after blowing a late lead to beat the Cubs 5-4 Thursday night. The teams will meet six more times in the final 10 days of the regular season.

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