Matt Holliday. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jake Westbrook gave up one run over seven innings and St. Louis exploded for eight runs in the third inning in a 13-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
St. Louis, which set a season high both for runs in an inning and in a game, won for the eighth time in its last 12.
Westbrook (3-1) gave up seven hits, struck out five and did not walk a batter. He has allowed two earned runs or less in all four of his starts this season.
Milwaukee starter Yovani Gallardo (1-2) allowed eight earned runs in two innings.
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