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Upton, Miranda each homer as D'backs top Cards

Upton, Miranda each homer as D'backs top Cards

April 13th, 2011 in News

St. Louis Cardinals' Chris Carpenter throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 12, 2011, in Phoenix.

Photo by The Associated Press /News Tribune.

PHOENIX (AP) - Justin Upton and Juan Miranda each hit a three-run homer to lead the Arizona Cardinals to a 13-8 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

Chris Young added a two-run homer for Arizona, which scored seven of its runs with two outs.

Armando Galarraga (2-0) allowed five runs on nine hits in five innings to earn the win. He labored through most of the fifth - allowing two runs - before escaping a bases-loaded jam.

Chris Carpenter, who came in 4-0 in 10 career starts against Arizona, gave up at least one run in every inning he pitched - eight total in four innings - and dropped to 0-2 this season.

Lance Berkman, David Freese and Colby Rasmus had solo home runs for the Cardinals, who cut the lead to 9-8 on back-to-back RBI singles by Berkman and Freese off reliever Kam Mickolio in the sixth. The Diamondbacks responded with four runs in the bottom half.