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Cardinals Move Into Second Place With Win Over Diamondbacks

Last updated on Thursday, August 16, 2012

(St. Louis, MO) - The St. Louis Cardinals moved into a tie with the second-place Pirates in the NL Central with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

David Freese put the Redbirds up for good with a two-run home run in the fourth with Allen Craig adding a solo shot in the fifth.

The Cardinals got a pair of insurance runs in the sixth on Rafael Furcal's two-run triple.

Adam Wainwright allowed two runs in his six innings of work to improve to 11-10.

Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo home run for Arizona as starting pitcher Joe Saunders takes the loss and falls to 6-9.

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