Adam Wainwright picked up the win and a pair of RBI Tuesday in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 8-2 triumph over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Wainwright (8-10) turned in 7 1/3 solid innings and drove in a run with a double in the fifth inning, and drew a bases-loaded walk in the Cardinals’ six-run sixth.
Wainwright allowed two runs on seven hits and struck out seven to help give the Cardinals their first win over Los Angeles in their last nine meetings.
Rafael Furcal drove in three runs and Allen Craig had two RBI for St. Louis.
James Loney had two hits for the Dodgers, whose five-game winning streak ended. Juan Rivera and Luis Cruz each drove in a run in the fourth inning to give the Dodgers a 2-0 lead.
Clayton Kershaw (7-6) took the loss, allowing eight runs on seven hits over 5 2/3 innings.