facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

MLB: St. Louis 8, Philadelphia 3

June 23, 2007 at 5:38 PM   |   Comments

ST. LOUIS, June 23 (UPI) -- Juan Encarnacion hit a key three-run homer Saturday to help St. Louis beat Philadelphia 8-3.

The blast gave St. Louis a 4-1 lead in the bottom of the fourth inning, one which it never relinquished.

Chris Duncan hit a two-run homer and also knocked in three for the Cardinals. One run scored on Shane Victorino's eighth inning fielding error, another scored on Jose Mesa's wild pitch in the same inning.

Albert Pujols scored twice and Aaron Miles had a run and three hits for St. Louis, while Scott Speizio had a run and two hits for the Cardinals, who have won three of four.

Winner Adam Wainwright (6-6) yielded two earned runs and seven hits in six innings.

Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard and Chase Utley all drove in one run for the Phillies. Rollins had three hits, and Howard had two for the Phillies, who have split their last four.

Loser Adam Eaton (7-5) have up six earned runs and eight hits in 5 1/3 innings.

© 2007 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Erin Andrews has awkward interview with SF Giants' Hunter Pence Erin Andrews has awkward interview with SF Giants' Hunter Pence
2
NHL postpones Ottawa Senators game after parliament shootings NHL postpones Ottawa Senators game after parliament shootings
3
North Carolina releases report on academic scandal
4
First-place Broncos shift focus to Rivers, Chargers
5
Stamps entertain Riders in Western Division fracas
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback