VIDEO: Cardinals' David Freese goes deep vs. Pirates in Game 5

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In the final game of the NLDS between the Pirates and Cardinals, the host Redbirds have struck first. Specifically, St. Louis third baseman David Freese took Gerrit Cole deep in the second and provided an early 2-0 margin. Here's a look:

Freese, you'll recall, knows a little something about coming up big in do-or-die playoff games.

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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