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Yastrzemski homers twice, powers Giants past Cardinals 7-2

Mike Yastrzemski hit a pair of home runs, Logan Webb pitched four strong innings as a spot starter, and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2.
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San Francisco Giants' Mike Yastrzemski, right, celebrates with teammate Mike Tauchman after hitting a three-run home run, as St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) watches the replay in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 16, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Mike Yastrzemski hit a pair of home runs, Logan Webb pitched four strong innings as a spot starter, and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2.

Webb allowed only a bloop RBI single by Tommy Edman in the fourth and ended his outing by striking out Adam Wainwright with the bases loaded. 

Jay Jackson (1-0) earned the win with 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief. 

LaMonte Wade Jr. hit a three-run home run off Wainwright (7-6) to break a 1-1 tie in the fifth.