St. Louis Cardinals defeat Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2

LOS ANGELES - In this corner, the visitors brought their former Cy Young Award winner riding a seven-game win streak without a blemish since June 30.

In the other corner, the home team trotted out a 25-year-old nomad for his second major-league start in search of his second major-league win.

The Cardinals had Chris Carpenter, the Cy Young guy.

The Los Angeles Dodgers relied on Charlie Haeger, a knuckleball pitcher on his third organization in three years.

For C...