MLB: Arizona 7, St. Louis 2

June 12, 2010 at 11:55 PM

PHOENIX, June 12 (UPI) -- Adam LaRoche blasted a pair of homers among four long balls hammered by Arizona Saturday in the Diamondbacks' 7-2 victory over St. Louis.

LaRoche and Mark Reynolds (3-for-4) each hit solo shots in the third to stake Arizona to a 3-0 lead. LaRoche added another bases-empty homer in the fifth to extend the Diamondbacks' lead to 6-1.

Chris Snyder chipped in with a solo blast in a three-run Arizona fourth inning.

Dan Haren (7-4) put in a solid eight innings, allowing two runs on six hits, issuing no walks and fanning nine Cardinals batters.

St. Louis starter Adam Ottavino (0-2) was battered for six runs on nine hits over 3 2/3 innings.

Colby Rasmus homered for the Cardinals, who lost for the fifth time in six games.

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