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Cardinals Smack Phillies To Pick Up Sixth Straight Win

Last updated on Tuesday, July 20, 2010

(ST. LOUIS, MO) - The St. Louis Cardinals made it six wins in a row with an 8-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

The Phillies led 4-2 before the Cardinals erupted for five runs in the bottom of the fifth thanks to home runs from Albert Pujols, Allen Craig and Skip Schumaker - all three off Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick.

Pujols' two-run blast gave St. Louis the lead for good while Craig's solo shot was the first of his major league career.

Randy Winn would add a solo shot in the sixth as Blake Hawksworth picked up the win to improve to 4-5.

Kendrick falls to 5-4.

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