Posted July 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Adam Wainwright pitched six strong innings and Matt Holliday had three hits to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Wainwright (7-8) gave up one run, struck out seven and allowed eight hits to help the Cardinals win for the third time in four games. He fanned seven of the first 13 hitters and threw a first-pitch strike to nine of the first 10 batters. Wainwright was coming off one of his worst performances of the season. He gave up seven earned runs in five innings of a 14-5 loss to Pittsburgh on Friday. Holliday, who went 3-for-4, is 33-for-64 (.516) with four homers and 19 RBI in his last 16 games. St. Louis scored runs in the first and second off Colorado spot starter Jeremy Guthrie (3-8), who gave up two runs in six innings. Guthrie allowed six hits and struck out two in his first start since being dropped from the rotation June 17. Holliday brought in Jon Jay with a double to left in the first. Jay began the rally with a o...
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