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Cards, Flaherty (7-0) edge Crew to take set

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 29 days ago

Cover picture for the articleFor once, the Cardinals needed Jack Flaherty to pitch like their ace. It’s not that he can’t, looking like a sharper pitcher in the early goings of 2021 after a lackluster and bizarre ’20 -- and it’s not that he hasn’t, owning a 2.83 ERA and a 0.944 WHIP entering Thursday. But with a MLB-leading 54 runs of support, he’s operated under a wide cloud of comfort. Though St. Louis hasn’t needed him, he’s shoved regardless.

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