St. Louis sends minor league pitcher for former Marlins closer.
Pete Kozma fills in for Jhonny Peralta at shortstop, and St. Louis keeps rolling.
St. Louis takes first 2 of 3 in Miami
Carlos Martinez strikes out nine in picking up 4-3 victory, his 8th of season
Former Cardinal’s quest for history ends with 2 out in 9th
Ace pitcher completes final Spring Training tune-up
Miami wins 5-3 at rainy Jupiter
St. Louis downed Miami split-squad at Jupiter
It’s not often a 23-year-old marches into the Major Leagues and puts up the numbers Marcell Ozuna did in 2014. You can blame the relative obscurity of a 77-win Miami Marlins team, but that doesn’t change the fact that Ozuna is one of the more talented young outfielders in the game and should continue to blossom in an improved lineup in 2015.
Kozma had two hits for St. Louis, Pham injured