Blue Jays 3, Cardinals 1: Jose Bautista and Brett Lawrie hit solo home runs, and Jose Reyes went 3-for-3 and drove in a run while reaching base five times to lead host Toronto to its sixth straight victory.Marcus Stroman (3-0) yielded one run and seven hits with seven strikeouts in six innings for his second victory in as many major-league starts as the Blue Jays prevailed for the 15th time in their last 17 games. Two relievers bridged the gap to Casey Janssen, who pitched a perfect ninth to earn his 11th save in 12 chances. Allen Craig drove in the lone run for St. Louis, which lost for the eighth time in its last 10 contests and fell to 2-6 in interleague play. Lance Lynn (6-4) allowed two runs, six hits and four walks while striking out six in five innings to lose his second straight start.Matt Carpenter led off the game with a walk and, two batters later, Matt Holliday hit a ground-rule double before Craig singled, with Bautista throwing Holliday out at the plate after Carpenter already had scored. Bautista tied the game when he belted a 2-1 fastball out to left - the first homer allowed by Lynn in eight starts - to lead off the third.Lawrie ripped a 2-0 fastball over the wall in right-center with two outs in the fifth for his 11th of the season and third in four games to give the Blue Jays a 2-1 lead. Toronto added an insurance run in the eighth, when Lawrie and Dioner Navarro opened the frame with singles before Reyes ripped a run-scoring single to right two batters later.GAME NOTEBOOK: St. Louis recorded its first triple play since 2005 in the sixth inning, when Bautista nearly hit umpire Manny Gonzalez with a line drive that was caught by 2B Daniel Descalso, who flipped the ball to SS Jhonny Peralta to double Reyes off second and before throwing to first to erase Melky Cabrera. ... Toronto's Edwin Encarnacion, second in the majors with 19 home runs, returned to the lineup after missing Thursday's game with a back injury and went 1-for-4 as the designated hitter. ... The Blue Jays recorded the second out of the ninth inning after a video review ruled that a fan prevented Bautista from catching Tony Cruz's foul ball down the right-field line.
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