Catching Fire Led by red-hot Jim Edmonds, the Cardinals swept the Braves and then watched the Mets beat the Giants in four to set up a showdown for the National League pennant

October 15, 2000

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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY AL TIELEMANS Basket case Edmonds, who went 8 for 14 against Atlanta, including two homers, was mighty fine in the field as well. Here he robs Rafael Furcal during Game 2 in St. Louis.