St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Michael Bourn went 3-for-6 with a solo home run, two RBI and two runs scored and Brandon Beachy pitched six strong innings as the Atlanta Braves took a 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the second of a three-game set.
Beachy (4-1) gave up just one run on two hits with four walks and six strikeouts for the Braves, who have won six of eight. Brian McCann went 2- for-4 with two RBI and a run scored while Dan Uggla scored twice.
Adam Wainwright (2-4) gave up five runs on nine hits with five walks and five strikeouts in just 4 1/3 innings for the Cardinals, who have dropped the first two games of this set after winning four straight. Rafael Furcal and Allen Craig each drove in a run in the loss.
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