The Cardinals gave their rookie pitcher all the help he needed with a 3-1 win against the A’s.
The Cardinals got two runs in the first on a Gyorko two run home run. The A’s came back with a run in the second on a Alonso solo home run to make it 2-1. The Cardinals added another run in the sixth on a Peralta sacrifice fly to make it 3-1.
Weaver got the win improving to 1-1 on the year. Weaver gave up 1 run on 4 hits while striking out 7 and walking 2 over 6 innings. Detwiler took the loss falling to 1-3 on the season. Detwiler gave up 3 runs on 6 hits while striking out 6 and waling 1 over 5 and 1/3 innings.
The Cardinals will continue their series with the A’s tonight at 6:15. Coverage starts at 5:20 on 98.9 The Game.