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Carpenter and Piscotty homer to power Cardinals over Brewers

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 ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt Carpenter and Stephen Piscotty hit two-run homers in the fourth, Carlos Martinez pitched seven solid innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Friday night. 

St. Louis trailed 3-0 when Martinez started the winning rally with a two-out single that was followed by Carpenter's 19th home run, a walk to Kolten Wong and Piscotty's 21st homer.

Martinez (14-7) gave up nine hits and two earned runs and was helped by three double plays. He improved to 3-0 in four starts against Milwaukee. Jimmy Nelson (7-14) allowed both homers and five hits in six innings and fell to 0-7 in eight career starts against St. Louis. Seung-Hwan Oh worked around a leadoff walk in the ninth for his 17th save in 20 chances.

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