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Westbrook Hits First Grand Slam As Cardinals Beat Brewers

Last updated on Thursday, September 1, 2011

(MILWAUKEE, WI) - Jake Westbrook hit his first major league home run, a go-ahead grand slam in the fourth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3.

Westbook pitched five innings, allowing two earned runs on eight hits to improve to 11-7.

Rafael Furcal and Albert Pujols hit solo homers with Furcal adding an RBI single for St. Louis.

Corey Hart hit a solo homer and Ryan Braun had an RBI triple for the Brewers.

St. Louis has won three games in a row and has cut Milwaukee's lead in the NL Central to eight and-a-half games.

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