Matt Holliday home run gives Cardinals 3-0 lead

And everything started so well for Dodgers starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco. He allowed just one walk over two innings, but a leadoff single and Matt Carpenter double brought home the first run of the game for the Cardinals.

Matt Holliday just added to the pain with a ball he absolutely crushed.

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The Cardinals now lead 3-0. If St. Louis wins, they are one win from a World Series berth.

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