The Dodgers erased a three-run deficit to come away with an 8-5 victory over the Cardinals. Andre Ethier hit a two-run homer Luis Cruz added a three-run shot. With the win Los Angeles stayed seven-and-a-half games behind the Giants for first place in the National League West and move to within a game of St. Louis for the second Wild Card spot. Reliever Shawn Tolleson earned the win. Yadier Molina and Matt Carpernter each hit solo home runs in the second inning, while Matt Holliday hit a two-run bomb in the third for the Cards. Reliever Trevor Rosenthal fell to 0-and-2.