Cardinals Vs. Braves Final Score: St. Louis Takes 4-3 Win

The St. Louis Cardinals got two runs in the fourth, two in the sixth, and fended off a ninth-inning rally attempt from Atlanta to defeat the Braves 4-3 in Grapefruit League play on Monday afternoon.

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Lance Lynn pitched five solid innings for the Cardinals, giving up just two hits and one run over that span. Matt Carpenter got St. Louis on the scoreboard with a two-run home run in the fourth inning, and Carlos Beltran hit a solo shot in the sixth. Beltran and Yadier Molina had multi-hit afternoons.

Atlanta got one run in the ninth to pull to within 4-3 and had the bases loaded with just one out, but St. Louis managed to escape the jam.

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