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Updated: 05/21/2014 05:50:00PM

Wainwright tosses 1-hitter

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Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion watches his two-run homer in the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion, right, smiles as he is playfully punched by Melky Cabrera after they scored on Encarnacion's two-run homer in the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Felix Doubront watches a two-run homer by Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion stay fair in the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Felix Doubront watches a two-run homer by Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion stay fair in the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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ST. LOUIS — Adam Wainwright threw a one-hitter, facing one hitter over the minimum, and the St. Louis Cardinals ended an eight-game home run drought with long balls from Matt Adams and Jhonny Peralta in a 5-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

Working on six days rest because of a rainout and day off, Wainwright (7-2) retired the first 11 batters before Paul Goldschmidt doubled off the wall in center with two outs in the fourth. He matched his season best with nine strikeouts, fanning A.J. Pollock twice.

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