Lance Lynn outpitched Marlins All-Star Jose Fernandez for his 11th win and Matt Holliday homered for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory that wrapped up a three-game sweep Sunday.
The rookie left-hander takes the ball for the Cardinals as they look to avoid losing their first series since late April on Sunday against the Miami Marlins.
One game into spring training and the Marlins are already down a catcher.
Matt Holliday drove in three runs with a pair of two-out singles, Albert Pujols homered and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied Sunday to complete their first four-game series sweep on the road since 2004 by beating the Florida Marlins 8-4.
Albert Pujols, Matt Holliday and Lance Berkman form one of the most feared trios in the National League. The Florida Marlins are seeing exactly how dangerous they are this weekend.
Lance Berkman’s second double of the game brought home Albert Pujols with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Florida Marlins 3-2 on Friday night.
Daniel Descalso hit his first career home run, a go-ahead three-run shot in the seventh inning, to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-5 victory over the Florida Marlins on Tuesday night.