Cardinals beat Reds 4-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kyle Lohse won for the first time since injuring his forearm more than 2 1/2 months ago, working six effective innings in the St. Louis Cardinals' 4-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.

Colby Rasmus drew a bases-loaded walk in the fifth off Kip Wells (0-3) for the go-ahead run and Matt Holliday, Khalil Greene and Brendan Ryan hit balls off the wall in a two-run sixth. The NL Central leaders have won four in a row, and at 63-51 are a season-high 12 games above .500.

Reds starter Johnny Cueto injured his left hip running out a grounder in the top of the third and was removed from the game. A team spokesman said Cueto, who allowed a run in two innings, will be evaluated Tuesday.

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