August 12, 2015

Cards nip Bucs behind strong Martinez performance

ST. LOUIS--Carlos Martinez (12-4) pitched a solid eight innings for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4-3 win over N.L. rival, Pittsburgh Tuesday at Busch Stadium.

Trevor Rosenthal snatchup save number 34 by striking out the side in his ninth inning closeout.

Stephen Piscotty went 3-for-4.

The victory puts the Cards up a full six games over the Pirates.

St. Louis continues their series with Pittsburgh Wednesday night at Busch Stadium.