Cardinals win 17th straight, clinch NL Wild Card berth

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By , NewsRadio 1120 KMOX

ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) - On Aug. 9 the St. Louis Cardinals had a less than 1% of making the postseason, according to Fangraphs. Even in early September the team's chances were only 4.7%. But Adam Wainwright, Tyler O'Neill, Paul Goldschmidt and other breakout performances pushed this team into the playoffs.