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Lance Lynn became the first five game winner in the National League this season, pitching seven innings, allowing just one run while striking out five in the Cardinals 4-2 win over Cincinnati on Wednesday afternoon at Busch Stadium.
Carlos Beltran started the scoring in the 4th inning with his 7th home run of the season, giving St. Louis a 1-0 lead. The Redbirds then scored three more runs in the 6th inning. Matt Carpenter, Pete Kozma and Daniel Descalso all had run scoring singles in the big inning.
Edward Mujica allowed a home run to the Reds Brandon Phillips to make it a 4-2 game, but Mujica settled down and picked up his 6th save of the season.
The Cardinals head out on the road, starting a four game series in Milwaukee on Thursday. You can see the Cardinals at Brewers game on Saturday, May 4th right here on Fox 2. Our coverage begins at 2:00 PM with the "Red Zone".
Here are post game comments from the Cardinals locker room after the 4-2 win.