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Dodgers Vs. Cardinals Preview: St. Louis Goes For 4th Win In A Row

St. Louis welcomes the Dodgers to town for a four-game series.

July 22, 2012; St. Louis, MO. USA; St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Daniel Descalso (33) hits a single in the eighth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals won 7-0. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-US PRESSWIRE
July 22, 2012; St. Louis, MO. USA; St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Daniel Descalso (33) hits a single in the eighth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals won 7-0. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-US PRESSWIRE

The St. Louis Cardinals open a four-game set against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday and they'll look to continue the strong play that helped them sweep the Chicago Cubs over the weekend. St. Louis scored 23 runs in three games against Chicago and allowed just one.

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The Dodgers are coming in on a streak of their own -- they've won their last four, including a weekend sweep of the Mets.

Joe Kelly (1-2, 2.75 ERA) will be on the hill for St. Louis on Monday night, while the Dodgers will go with Chad Billingsley (4-9, 4.30).

Game Date & Time: Monday, July 23, 7:15 p.m. CT

TV: Fox Sports Midwest

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis. For more in-depth coverage of this series, visit St. Louis Cardinals blog Viva El Birdos and Dodgers blog True Blue LA. And for more from around baseball, check out MLB Daily Dish and Baseball Nation.