Cardinals lose but clinch playoff spot anyway
The defending World Series champions were beaten by Cincinnati 3-1 but wrapped up the second NL wild card hours later when the Giants won 4-3 at Dodger Stadium. St. Louis will play at Atlanta on Friday in the new one-game playoff between wild-card teams.
The Dodgers' loss left them two games behind St. Louis with one game to go.
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