Cardinals' record-tying 7th whips Cubs 12-0

Jake Westbrook worked seven innings of three-hit ball and the St. Louis Cardinals finally backed him — and then some — by tying a 76-year-old major league record with seven doubles in a 12-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night, July 21, 2012.

Cardinals' record-tying 7th whips Cubs 12-0

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jake Westbrook delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, July 21, 2012, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

Cardinals' record-tying 7th whips Cubs 12-0

Chicago Cubs' Bryan LaHair tosses his bat after drawing a walk in the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Saturday, July 21, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

Cardinals' record-tying 7th whips Cubs 12-0

Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina tries to catch a pop-up by Chicago's Darwin Barney on the other side of the backstop screen in the fourth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs on Friday, July 20, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

Cardinals' record-tying 7th whips Cubs 12-0

Cardinals' Rafael Furcal breaks his bat as he lines out with the bases loaded to end the third inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs on Friday, July 20, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

Cardinals' record-tying 7th whips Cubs 12-0

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza delievers in the first inning of a baseball game against the against the St. Louis Cardinals, Saturday, July 21, 2012 in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

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