ST. LOUIS (AP) - Albert Pujols lined an RBI single over the head of center fielder Matt Kemp with two outs in the 15th inning, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers and saddling the NL West leaders with their first 4-game losing streak of the season.
Blake Hawksworth (1-0) allowed two hits and struck out three with an intentional walk in three innings for his first career victory. Jeff Weaver (5-4) worked two perfect innings before running into trouble in the 15th, and the Cardinals squandered Brendan Ryan's leadoff triple before Pujols delivered on a full count.
The Cardinals are 11-2 against the Dodgers at 4-year-old Busch Stadium, and 17-3 at home against Los Angeles since 2004.
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