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Cardinals Snap Losing Streak As Westbrook Out Duels Lee

Last updated on Tuesday, May 17, 2011

(ST. LOUIS, MO) - Jake Westbrook outdueled Cliff Lee as the St. Louis cardinals halted their three-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Philadelphia took a 1-0 lead in the second on an RBI single from Ben Francisco.

The Redbirds took the lead for good in the fourth on run-scoring singles by Nick Punto and Ryan Theriot.

Jon Jay gave St. Louis an insurance run with an RBI single in the seventh.

Westbrook allowed a run on four hits over seven innings to even his record at 3-3.

Lee gave up all three Cardinals runs on six hits and a career-worst six walks in his six and-a-third innings of work to drop to 2-4.

Philadelphia has lost three games in a row.

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