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The Brewers and the Cardinals are locked in a heated battle for first place as baseball heads towards the All-Star break.
The Redbirds are 63-43 against the Milwaukee Brewers here, the best record of any opposing team since the park opened in 2001.
JULY 9: Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals turns a double play over Chris Stewart #19 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on July 9, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.
For the first time all week enough runs came before the bottom of the ninth, as the Cardinals rode their bats and the right arm of Lance Lynn to a third straight win over the Pirates, pulling within two of first-place Milwaukee in the process.
The rookie downplayed his power after giving the St. Louis Cardinals their second straight game-winning, ninth-inning home run on a two-out, full-count drive that soared well beyond the right field wall.
Verlander allowed five runs in the first, but the Dodgers managed only one more hit off the Detroit right-hander, who has had his share of struggles this season.
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Matt Carpenter walked to lead off the ninth and Matt Holliday flied out. Adams then hit his 10th homer on an 0-1 pitch from Justin Wilson for his first career game-winning homer.
Matt Adams had two of St. Louis' three hits, including a walk-off, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Cardinals to a 2-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the opener of a four-game set.
Jul 7, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton throws to a St. Louis Cardinals batter during the sixth inning at Busch Stadium.
Goldschmidt, who finished play Sunday with a .310 batting average to go along with 16 home runs, NL-leading 32 doubles and 58 RBI, is the first D-back to be voted into the All-Star Game since Luis Gonzalez achieved the feat back in 2001.
After two years of the Denver media repeatedly shooting down rumors that the St. Louis Cardinals would trade for Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, the Denver Post said Sunday that now would be a good time to deal the Colorado Rockies star.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 08:29 am
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