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>>Quintana Brilliant As Sox Win Sixth Straight

 

Dioner Navarro hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 Wednesday night for their sixth straight win.

 

Jose Quintana (3-1) struck out a season-high 10 in six innings for Chicago, which at 16-6 is 10 games above .500 for the first time since Sept. 25, 2012. Quintana allowed five hits and walked three, improving to 4-0 with a 0.68 ERA in four starts at Toronto. He has won consecutive starts and lowered his ERA to 1.47, passing teammate Chris Sale for fourth-best in the AL.

 

Zach Duke, Nate Jones and David Robertson pitched an inning each, finishing Chicago's major league-leading fifth shutout.

 

>>Wainwright, Piscotty Lead Cardinals Over D'backs

 

Adam Wainwright pitched into the sixth inning for his first win and hit a three-run triple in St. Louis' biggest inning of the season, lifting the Cardinals to an 11-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.

 

The Cardinals knocked around Patrick Corbin (1-3) and finished with 14 hits, four by Stephen Piscotty.

 

Aledmys Diaz homered, scored three runs and had two RBIs for the Cardinals, who have won four of five. Piscotty, Matt Carpenter and Matt Holiday also drove in two runs each.

 

Wainwright (1-3) gave up homers to Brandon Drury and Paul Goldschmidt but ended his worst start since 2012 behind the Cardinals' big run support. He allowed four runs on seven hits and struck out five in 5 1/3 innings.

 

Wainwright also knows how to handle a bat and came through with the game's biggest hit, lining his second career triple during the Cardinals' five-run fifth.

 

Jean Segura went 2 for 5 for his 11th multihit game, most in the majors.

 

Matt Holliday was back in the lineup after leaving Tuesday's game with leg cramps.

 

Michael Wacha is 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA in his last three starts headed into Thursday's series finale.

 

Rubby De La Rosa has allowed one hit by a right-hander in their last 19 at-bats against him headed into Thursday's start against the Cardinals.

 

>>Cubs, Brewers Rained Out

 

Jake Arrieta will have to wait for his chance to match Johnny Vander Meer.

Arrieta's first start since his no-hitter against Cincinnati last week was pushed back when the Chicago Cubs' game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night was postponed because of rain.

 

A makeup date was not announced.

 

Arrieta's start was pushed back to Thursday's series finale.

 

Vander Meer is the only pitcher to throw no-hitters in consecutive starts, beating the Boston Braves and Brooklyn for Cincinnati in June 1938.

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