ST. LOUIS — Jake Westbrook allowed one run in seven innings and Allen Craig had two RBIs on Friday to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the Miami Marlins 4-1 before 46,177 at Busch Stadium.
How it went
Matt Holliday and Craig had back-to-back doubles in the first against St. Louisan Jacob Turner to make it 1-0. Logan Morrison's home run led off the second and tied the game at 1. Holliday and Matt Adams had RBI doubles in the third, sandwiched around Craig's sacrifice fly. Westbrook (5-3) allowed three hits, walked none and struck out none, throwing just 86 pitches. He recorded 18 outs on ground balls.
By the numbers
Trevor Rosenthal struck out the side in the eighth and has 59 strikeouts in 40 innings this season. ... Second baseman Matt Carpenter committed two errors. ... Edward Mujica pitched the ninth for his 22nd save. ... Turner (2-1) allowed four runs on seven hits in six innings.