ST. LOUIS (AP) -Juan Encarnacion and Chris Duncan homered, Adam Wainwright pitched six sharp innings and the Cardinals beat Philadelphia 8-3 on Saturday to stop the Phillies' six-game winning streak in St. Louis.
Wainwright (6-6) ended a personal three-game home losing streak for St. Louis, which has won five of seven. So Taguchi extended his hitting streak to 15 games and Scott Spiezio had two hits for a 12-game run.
Jimmy Rollins had three hits and an RBI for the Phillies, who have lost four of six.
Encarnacion, whose 18-game hitting streak ended earlier in the week, hit a three-run drive off Adam Eaton (7-5) in the fourth inning to put the Cardinals ahead 4-1.
Duncan, who has four homers in his last eight games and 14 this season, added a two-run shot off Eaton in the sixth to make it 6-2.
Wainwright allowed two runs and seven hits, wriggling out of trouble with the help of two double-play balls.
Eaton gave up six runs and eight hits in 5 1-3 innings.
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