The Cardinals took two out of three from the Giants with a 6-3 win.
The Cardinals scored first with an RBI single from Carpenter in the third. The Giants came back with a two run home run by Parker to take a 2-1 lead in the fourth. Crawford added an RBI in the sixth to make it 3-1. The Cardinals then scored four runs in the sixth thanks to RBI’s by Diáz, Adams, Molina, and Garcia to take a 5-3 lead. Grichuk added an RBI in the eighth to make it 6-3.
Martínez got the win moving to 6-5 on the year. Martínez pitched 6 innings giving up 3 runs on 4 hits while striking out 7. Peavy took the loss going to 2-6 on the season. Peavy gave up 4 runs on 5 hits while striking out 5 over 5 innings.
The Cardinals begin a series with the Reds starting Tuesday. First pitch is at 6 PM, with coverage starting at 5:15 on 98.9 The Game.