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Red Sox, Cardinals match up well against each other

The St. Louis Cardinals are athletic, they have a good starting rotation, their bullpen is full of power, and they’re about to get back one of their best hitters — Allen Craig — for the first time this postseason.

The Red Sox will be seeing a far superior all-around team in the World Series than what they faced with the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship Series, which they won four games to two.

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