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|Giants Rock Cardinals Rookies in Win
|ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Aubrey Huff hit three home runs and matched his career best with six RBIs and the San Francisco Giants hammered a pair of rookie pitchers making their major league debuts in a 12-7 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
Huff, who entered the game batting .219, hit two-run homers in the fourth and ninth and a solo shot in the seventh. He also had an RBI single in the sixth. Huff raised his average 14 points while leading the surge for the Giants, who set a season high for runs.
Huff has four homers and seven RBIs the last two games after totaling four RBIs the previous 16 games.
Freddy Sanchez added a homer and four RBIs for San Francisco.
Colby Rasmus hit his second career grand slam and had a career-best six RBIs for St. Louis.
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