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• The Tigers completed a three-game sweep of the Cardinals behind Justin Verlander, who became just the second pitcher to earn a regular-season victory against a team that had beaten him twice during the previous year's World Series. In 1998, the Giants' Orel Hershiser avenged a pair of losses for the Indians in the 1997 World Series by defeating the Marlins on August 18.
• Randy Johnson struck ...
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