The St. Louis Cardinals rocked the National League's reigning Cy Young Award winner during an 8-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night at Busch Stadium. St. Louis tagged Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw for seven hits and eight earned runs over 5.2 innings, dropping the 24-year old lefty to 7-6 overall in the process. The Cards move to 51-46 on the season with the win, while Los Angeles falls to 53-45.
The Dodgers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning, but St. Louis would tie the game in the fifth before breaking it open with a six-run sixth inning. Allen Craig put an exclamation point on the Cards' big inning with a two RBI double to deep right center, which resulted in the game's final runs.
Adam Wainwright allowed seven hits and two earned runs over 7.1 innigns to move to 8-10 for the Cardinals in the win.
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