MIAMI (AP) — Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer and Dylan Carlson added a grand slam, main the St. Louis Cardinals over Miami 7-Zero Wednesday for a three-game sweep that dropped the Marlins to 1-5 for the primary time since 2015.
Jack Flaherty (1-0) allowed one hit in six innings, a leadoff single by Corey Dickerson, who superior on a stroll earlier than he was caught stealing. After one other stroll, Flaherty settled down. He allowed solely two extra runners, each on walks, and struck out six.
Flaherty had given up six runs over four 1/three innings at Cincinnati on opening day.
Genesis Cabrera and Jordan Hicks completed the three-hitter.
St. Louis allowed three runs in opposition to the Marlins after giving up 27 within the opening collection.
Lopez (0-1) allowed two runs and three hits in 6 2/three innings.
St. Louis had superior only one runner to scoring place earlier than the seventh.
Molina homered for a 2-Zero lead within the seventh and drove within the go-ahead run in every sport of the collection. Matt Carpenter had drawn a out-two stroll, ending a string of 10 batters retired by Lopez.
Carlson related in opposition to Zach Pop within the ninth, homering for the second consecutive sport. He has three hits this season, and all are house runs.
Paul Goldschmidt additionally had an RBI single for St. Louis.
Nolan Arenado singled within the fourth and has hit safely in his first six video games as a Cardinal.
Cardinals: (LHP) Kwang Hyun Kim (again stiffness) is predicted to return with the workforce to St. Louis for the membership’s first homestand however there is no such thing as a introduced timetable to activate him from the injured listing. Kwang pitched in opposition to minor leaguers Tuesday on the workforce’s spring coaching facility in Jupiter, Florida.
Cardinals: RHP Adam Wainwright (0-1, 20.25) begin the house opener in opposition to Milwaukee on Thursday. Wainwright allowed six runs and 7 hits and was pulled after 2 2/three innings at Cincinnati.
Marlins: RHP Nick Neidert (0-0) or RHP Paul Campbell (0-0) is to start out the Mets house opener on Thursday.