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Your move, Tony La Russa

Cards skipper uses five relievers to get six outs in 2-1 loss in World Series Game 2

Updated: October 21, 2011, 5:11 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- Tony La Russa's bullpens are as jammed with relievers as a circus car full of clowns. He's got eight relievers in the 'pen this World Series, and he's damn well going to use them whether he needs to or not.

So it shouldn't have been too surprising when he gave Jason Motte the quick hook in the ninth inning of Game 2 of the World Series. Before Thursday, Motte had pitched nine innings in this postseason, struck out seven batters, saved five games and allowed just one ...

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