ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 24: Allen Craig #21 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a two-RBI double against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium on July 24, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS (BaseballStL) – It has ended! The Cardinals halted an eight-game losing streak to the Dodgers after an 8-2 thrashing on Tuesday night.
The losing streak, which started on April 17, 2011, followed seven-straight wins by the Cardinals over the Dodgers which started July 15, 2010 until April 16, 2011.
The Cardinals haven’t lost nine or more games since they dropped ten-straight to the Cincinnati Reds in the 1997-98 seasons.
The win also snapped a five-game win streak for the Dodgers.