Jake Westbrook picked up his 5th win of the season as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Miami Marlins with a 4-1 victory on Friday.
This game served as a homecoming for Jacob Turner, a St. Charles, Mo. native who was selected by the Detroit Tigers with the ninth overall pick in 2009 out of Westminster Christian High School in St. Louis. The Missouri native went 6 innings, allowing 7 hits, 4 runs, 1 walk, and struck out 3 batters.
For the Cardinals, Westbrook pitched 7 innings and allowed 3 hits and 1 run. The sole run came on a home run off the bat of Logan Morrison in the 2nd inning.
The Cards got on the board early in the 1st inning when Allen Craig drove in Holliday on a double.
Yadier Molina lowered his batting average to .346 with an 0-4 day at the plate.