San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Alexi Amarista and Logan Forsythe each drove
in a pair of runs to lead the San Diego Padres over the St. Louis Cardinals,
6-4, in the middle test of a three game set.
Yonder Alonso and Cameron Maybin also tallied an RBI for the Padres, who have
won six of their last seven.
Edinson Volquez (10-10) earned the win after giving up three runs -- two
earned -- on four hits and six walks over 5 1/3 innings.
David Freese smacked a solo homer and Jon Jay and Skip Schumaker also tallied
an RBI for the Cardinals, who have dropped five of six.
The Cardinals, who own the final NL wild card spot, hold just a one-game lead
over the Los Angeles Dodgers, and also saw the Philadelphia Phillies and
Milwaukee Brewers creep within four-games.
Adam Wainwright (13-13) gave up five runs -- two earned -- on five hits and
struck out six over six frames.
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