Masterson pitches Cardinals past Marlins, 5-2MIAMI (AP) - Justin Masterson pitched seven scoreless innings in his best outing since joining the St. Louis Cardinals, and they averted a series sweep by beating the Miami Marlins 5-2 Wednesday.
Masterson, acquired in a trade with Cleveland on July 30, allowed three hits - all singles - and no walks and threw only 91 pitches before departing for a pinch hitter.
After recording only six outs in his previous start, he lowered his ERA to 6.00 in three outings with the Cardinals, and 5.14 overall this year.
The 6-foot-6 right-hander improved to 2-1 with St. Louis and 5-6 overall. He also earned his first career RBI in the sixth with a two-out single.
Nathan Eovaldi allowed four runs, two earned, in six innings.
See other LocalSports news:Lady Cats Drop Volley For A Cure Match....SC & Sandoval Earn Wins...KC Falls To JeffCo
Lady Cats Win Dual At West Frankfort
Salem JV Wildcats Fall To St Anthony....Althoff Wins 5th Straight Girls Conference Title....RLC 2nd At Mesa Tournament
SYFL 7th & 8th Grade Beat Mt Carmel...
Women's Recreation Volleyball Scores...