CHICAGO (AP) — The surging St. Louis Cardinals soared to their 13th straight win.

They used homers by Paul Goldschmidt and Tyler O’Neill to top the Chicago Cubs 8-5 in the opener of a doubleheader.

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It’s the longest win streak for St. Louis since it set a team record with 14 in a row in July 1938.

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It also has rocketed the Cards into control of the second NL wild card. St. Louis also got a pinch-hit homer from José Rondón, and Tommy Edman finished with three hits.

Alex Reyes recorded five outs for the win, and Giovanny Gallegos tossed a perfect seventh for his 13th save.

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