PHOENIX, May 8 (UPI) -- Rafael Furcal went 3-for-5 and hit the first of five homers for the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, who hung on to post a 9-6 victory over Arizona.
Lance Lynn (6-0) became the first major-leaguer to reach six wins this season. He threw five shutout frames, allowing three hits, walking four and striking out seven.
Jason Motte picked up his fifth save for the National League Central-leading Cardinals.
Arizona starter Joe Saunders (2-2) was tagged for seven runs (six earned) on nine hits, lasting just 3 1/3 innings.