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Crowd causes Cards bullpen mix-up

Updated: October 25, 2011, 8:21 PM ET
ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tony La Russa thought he was making a simple request of the bullpen: get closer Jason Motte ready.

Turns out it was anything but simple.

What happened after the call was a comedy of errors that played out like something from the "Can you hear me now?" cell phone commercials.

Cardinals bullpen coach Derek Lilliquist thought La Russa only asked for Marc Rzepczynski to start throwing, when the manager really wanted both left-hander Rzepczynski and right-hander ...

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