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MIAMI -- Carlos Beltran homering from each side of the plate Saturday was hardly a shocker, since he had done it 10 times before. Wholesale Hornets Jerseys . But Lance Lynns two-run single? That was unprecedented. Both contributed offensively as the St. Louis Cardinals survived a slugfest against the lowest-scoring team in the major leagues and beat the Miami Marlins 13-7. Beltran homered twice and tripled, while Lynn (9-1) notched the victory despite allowing a career-high seven runs in five innings. The Cardinals scored five runs in the first, then found themselves at 6-all in the second before pulling away. Even for the hitters, the game was no fun, Beltran said. "I felt like I was out there playing defence for four hours," he said. "Its one of those days where you have to grind and try to find a way to stay in the game." Manager Mike Matheny agreed. "It felt like a doubleheader," he said. Swinging left-handed, Beltran hit his 15th home run in the second inning and tripled for the first time since May 2012 in the eighth. He hit another home run from the right side in the ninth. Beltran extended the longest active hitting streak in the NL to 14 games and raised his average to .311. "I feel great," he said. "Ive been healthy, and good things are happening for me and the team." The Cardinals tied a season high with 17 hits. Yadier Molina singled home two runs in their big first inning, and David Freeses fourth homer in the third inning put them ahead to stay. Its the fifth time this season the Cardinals have scored at least nine runs when Lynn has started, and this time he contributed himself, delivering a two-out single off Ryan Webb to make the score 9-6. Lynn glanced over his shoulder as he stepped to the plate, unsure whether Matheny might call on a pinch-hitter. "He looked right at me," Matheny said. "He wanted to know what the game plan was. I told him to get a hit. Brilliant coaching, huh?" The single raised Lynns lifetime average to .077. He came into the game with five hits and one RBI in 76 career at-bats. But the right-handers pitching performance left him in no mood to smile about his hitting. "It was a bad day," he said. "I was fighting it the whole time. I only had one pitch, the fastball. When I threw it they got hits, and I wasnt able to get other pitches over for strikes." Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-run homer for Miami, his fifth, while Rob Brantly had two hits and three RBIs. But the Marlins never took the lead. Tom Koehler (0-5) allowed a career-high nine runs in 4 2-3 innings. "It was really a case of two starters out there having a tough time plowing through the lineups," Marlins manager Mike Redmond said. Molina finished with three RBIs and two hits, hiking his NL-leading average to .352. Freese and Daniel Descalso had three hits each. The Cardinals went 7 for 14 with runners in scoring position, hiking their season average in those situations to .342. Lynn has received the best run support of any Cardinals starter this season, and they went to work for him right away, loading the bases with one out in the first before Molina singled home their first runs. Freese followed with an RBI single, Descalso doubled home a run, and Freese beat a throw home on a grounder to first. After Juan Pierre led off Miamis first with a triple, Ed Lucas and Adeiny Hechavarria had RBI singles, and Brantly hit a two-run single. Stantons homer in the second inning made it 6-all, but Lynn stayed on the mound long enough to get the win -- barely. "It definitely wasnt one of his better games," Matheny said. "The offence gave him a lot of room." Notes: Marlins 1B Logan Morrison said his stiff back felt better, but he was held out of the lineup for the second day in a row, and he might sit out Sunday, too. ... Molinas hit raised the Cardinals average with the bases loaded to .379 (22 for 58). ... Miami rookie SS Hechavarria has committed just two errors to rank fourth in the majors in fielding at his position. ... RHP Ricky Nolasco, who faces the Cardinals on Sunday, hasnt allowed an earned run in his past 18 2-3 innings against them. Cheap Swingman Hornets Jerseys . -- PGA TOUR Canada member Steve Saunders took a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Web. Cheap Hornets Jerseys China . -- Charline Labonte couldnt have asked for a better homecoming. http://www.cheaphornetsjerseys.com/ . PAUL, Minn. LIMOGES, France -- A gastronomical, sporting and cultural glance at Stage 4 of the Tour de France on Tuesday:Region: The Stage began in the medieval city of Saumur in the Loire valley and concluded in Limoges, the capital of the Limousin region.Baguette and butter: Germanys Marcel Kittel claimed the longest stage of the race in a mass sprint, edging French rider Bryan Coquard in a photo finish. Kittel required nearly 5 1/2 hours to complete the 237.5 (148-mile) leg.Plat du jour: When in Limoges, eat a Limousin steak. It does not come cheap, but this beef from grass-fed cattle is a must-try. It has a pleasant red color, very little fat and is full of flavor.Culture: Saumur was the native city of fashion designer Coco Chanel. Located along the Loire river, picture-perfect Saumur is also home to the elite Cadre Noir equestrian corps and one of the most prestigious riding schools in the world. Limoges is known for its porcelain.Vin du jour: To mark the 800th anniversary of Richard the Lionhearts death in 1199 in the Limousin region, locals decided to pay tribute to the late monarch by creating a new wine called Vin de Feste, which translates as party wine. Crafted in Limoges with aromatic plants and light spices including cinnamon, clove and ginger, this artisanal liquor wine can be enjoyed in multiple manners -- as an aperitif, with a slice of foie gras or to accompany a dessert. Cheap Hornets Jerseys. .History: The town of Oradour-sur-Glane outside Limoges was the site of the largest civilian massacre in Nazi-occupied France. Four days after the June 6, 1944, D-Day landings in Normandy, 642 civilians were slaughtered in reprisal for the French Resistances kidnapping of a German soldier.Stat of the Day: 2000. The year of the previous finish in Limoges, won by French rider Christophe Agnolutto after a 128-kilometer (80-mile) breakaway.Quote of the Day: I think I belong with the greats now, Coquard said. 24-year-old French rider Bryan Coquard after being beaten by Marcel Kittel in a photo finish.Dessert: Flaugnarde, a baked fruit dish from the Limousin region.Next order: Stage 5 Wednesday is the races first mountain leg, a 216-kilometer (134-mile) route from Limoges to Le Lioran in the Massif Central. Featuring five climbs in a constant up and down finish, including the 1,589-meter (5213-foot) Pas de Peyrol, it will mark the first time that the Tour has gone above 1,500 meters this early in the race since the leg-breaking start to the 1979 edition, which began with three stages in the Pyrenees over the first four days.Look for overall favorites Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana to spring into action for the first time. 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