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Holliday And Craig Lead Cardinals Past First Place Reds

Last updated on Monday, August 27, 2012

(Cincinnati, OH) - Matt Holliday drove in four runs and Allen Craig knocked in three as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 to cut their deficit in the NL Central.

Holliday fell a home run shy of hitting for the cycle, collecting four hits on the day.

Craig hit a two-run home run off Reds starter Homer Bailey, who takes the loss to fall to 10-9.

St. Louis starter Adam Wainwright went five and two-thirds innings, giving up RBI singles to Chris Heisey and Ryan Ludwick in improving to 13-10 on the season.

The Cardinals took two of three in the series to move to six games behind Cincinnati in the Central Division.

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