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April 2, 2013 6:24 AM

Game 1: Arizona 6, Cardinals 2

Opening day got off to a promising start for the Cardinals Monday night in Arizona. The Redbirds drew first blood with a run on a pair of doubles in the opening inning and sharp work by starting pitcher Adam Wainwright. But Wainwright was hit by a line drive on his pitching shoulder in the fourth inning -- he claimed the ball hit his glove when manager Mike Matheny came out to check on him, but replays indicated otherwise -- and he struggled terribly after the incident.

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Scott Wuerz is a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan and a veteran writer. He has penned the View From the Cheap Seats Cardinals fan blog for the Belleville News-Democrat since 2007. Contact him on Twitter @scottwuerz or by leaving a comment.

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