ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Johnny Damon drove in four runs, Jeremy Hellickson pitched into the eighth inning to stop a personal four-game losing streak and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-3 on Sunday.
Damon, who had four hits in Saturday night's 5-1 win over the Cardinals, went 3 for 5 and moved past Harry Heilmann and Lave Cross into 69th place on the all-time hits list with 2,661. His three-run triple in the eighth made it 8-3.
Hellickson (8-7) allowed three runs and six hits in 7 1-3 innings. The Rays had been outscored 20-1 during the right-hander's skid.
Kyle Farnsworth pitched the final 1 2-3 innings for his 17th save, entering with a runner on second and one out in the eighth.