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The Brewers jumped out to a 7-0 lead and held on for a 7-4 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Aramis Ramirez hit a solo shot in the win while Jonathan Lucroy hit a bases clearing double. Ryan Braun added two RBI for the Brewers, who have won two straight. Wily Peralta earned his 13th win with two-run ball over six-and-two-thirds innings and Francisco Rodriguez earned his 32nd save. Adam Wainwright lasted just five-and-a-third-innings and allowed seven runs for the loss. Matt Carpenter tripled and drove in three and Matt Holliday went deep as the Cardinals dropped their third contest in the last four.