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Donovan delivers: Rookie’s 10th-inning hit wins Game 2, splits doubleheader on long, weird Wrigley day

Donovan delivers: Rookie’s 10th-inning hit wins Game 2, splits doubleheader on long, weird Wrigley day

CHICAGO — Before things completely tilted toward Wrigley Weird — trademark pending — the Cardinals got just enough from two pitchers in their first starts of the season to make it possible, when they had a lead, to deploy the bullpen exactly as designed. And when that didn’t even work, there was always Brendan Donovan. …

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Rookies Gorman and Liberatore have a blast powering Cardinals to 8-3 win vs. Brewers

Rookies Gorman and Liberatore have a blast powering Cardinals to 8-3 win vs. Brewers

When Nolan Gorman reached the dugout after his first big-league home run gave the Cardinals the lead in his boyhood pal Matthew Liberatore’s first big-league home start, the pitcher was waiting with open arms and a message only a lifelong friend could deliver. “Finally,” Liberatore exhaled. Teammates on the field and roommates away from home …

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