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After yet another near-sweep of a relatively weak team, the Seattle Mariners this time, the St. Louis Cardinals continue their quest for dominance in interleague play.  St. Louis looks to recapture first place in the NL Central this weekend against the Oakland Athletics.  The Cardinals haven't enjoyed much success on their California trips this year. They went 1-2 against the San Francisco Giants, 1-2 against the San Diego Padres, and 0-4 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Now, the Cards look to defend home base as they host manager Tony La Russa's former team.  Unlike the Giants and Padres, the A's have relatively average pitching.  Ben Sheets, the Athletics' 10-million-dollar man, is 2-6 with a 4.93 ERA. Rookie right-hander Vin M ...

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