Danny Jansen hit a home run for three runs and a solo shot, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. also went deep, with the Toronto Blue Jays beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-1 in St. Louis on Tuesday night.
Kevin Gausman (4-3) threw six scoreless innings with eight strikeouts and no walks. He gave up four hits, beating the Cardinals for the first time in eight appearances.
Toronto split the two-game series, ending the Cardinals’ winning streak at four.
Alejandro Kirk led off the fourth with a single and Matt Chapman walked before Jansen hit a 3-2 slider by Hicks from the foul-post to the left to make it 4-0.
Jansen started the seventh with an estimated 427-foot blast for his fifth homer this season and third multi-homer game of his career.
The Blue Jays added three runs in the sixth. George Springer hit a sinking line drive to right field for a triple to score Raimel Tapia and chase reliever Nick Wittgren. A sacrifice fly drove Springer home.
Guerrero then greeted reliever Drew VerHagen with a homer to the left. He had singled in the first inning to score an 0-for-14 drought.
Rookie Brendan Donovan had an RBI single in the seventh for the Cardinals.