Martinez, Cardinals beat Peralta once again, top Brewers 2-1
Randal Grichuk #15, Dexter Fowler #25 and Stephen Piscotty #55 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after beating the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium on May 2, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
By NATE LATSCH Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Martinez pitched effectively into the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals once again beat Wily Peralta, topping the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 Tuesday night.
Martinez (1-3), making his sixth start of the season, retired the first 12 batters. He gave up an unearned run on four hits in 7 1/3 innings, striking out four and walking one.
Trevor Rosenthal pitched a perfect ninth for his third save in three chances.
Peralta (4-2) fell to 0-9 in his last 11 starts against the Cardinals. He allowed two runs in 5 1/3 innings.
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