Cardinals beat Marlins with help from Memphis
ST. LOUIS, MO-Rookie Luke Voit hit his first major league homer and drove in four runs, Tommy Pham reached base five times and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 14-6 on Monday night.
St. Louis scored four runs in the first inning and seven in the third on the way to an 11-0 lead. Voit added a two-run homer in the eighth in the Cardinals’ fifth win in six games.
Adam Wainwright (9-5) picked up his second successive win and also drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single. Early Monday afternoon the Cardinals promoted Triple-A pitcher Luke Weaver. He pitched one inning of scoreless relief for St. Louis in the win.
The Marlins have lost five of six.
Miami starter Jeff Locke (0-5) gave up 11 hits and 11 earned runs in 2 2/3 innings.
Pham had three hits and two walks. He drove in a pair of runs.