Cardinals Vs. Giants Final Score: St. Louis Earns 4-1 Victory

The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants were tied 1-1 heading into the seventh inning on Wednesday night, but the Cards scored one in the seventh and two in the eighth to earn a 4-1 victory. The win moves St. Louis to 22-15, while the Giants fall to 18-19.

Third baseman David Freese hit a solo home run in the seventh inning to break the 1-1 tie. In the eighth, Skip Schumaker doubled to left to score starting pitcher Jamie Garcia and shortstop Rafael Furcal

Garcia was brilliant for the Cards, striking out nine with no walks and allowing just the one run in 7.1 innings.

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