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Cardinals adapt, adjust and win

Updated: October 22, 2006, 11:29 AM ET
For two weeks, opposing pitchers had all attacked Scott Rolen in the same way, like a pro wrestler tag team taking turns kicking a guy tied up against the ropes. They pounded him high and inside with fastballs in the belief that Rolen, with his hurt left shoulder, could not pull the bat through the strike zone quickly enough.

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