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BenFred: Cardinals reintroduce themselves to the Cubs, showing why they should not be underestimated this postseason

A young man in the seats behind the stadium’s ivy-covered left wall was wearing the birds on the bat when he grabbed the Tony Kemp fly that carried and carried until the game's one-run lead had flipped from one rival to the other.

Like the Jay-Z song that blared in the visitors' clubhouse as it hosted its third consecutive victory celebration, allow the Cardinals to reintroduce themselves.

“When you invest as much as this group invests into what they do every day, and you invest in something being bigger than you, that means you care,” manager Mike Shildt said after Saturday's 9-8 win.