The St. Louis Cardinals got a solid start from Lance Lynn, who gave up one run on five hits in five innings of work on Thursday, but they couldn't muster up much offense and lost to the Miami Marlins, 3-1. The defeat dropped the Cardinals' spring record to 14-8.
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Anibal Sanchez got the start for Miami, and he also only gave up one run in five innings of work. It was St. Louis that struck first, picking up its lone run in the fourth inning, but Miami rallied to score a run in the fifth, sixth and eighth innings.
St. Louis managed just four hits on the day, and two of them came from Carlos Beltran, including a home run.
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