March 31, 2015
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Todd Wellemeyer rebounded from his shortest start of the season with a solid 7 1-3 innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Thursday night.
Wellemeyer (7-7) allowed two runs and seven hits in besting San Francisco left-hander Barry Zito. Wellemeyer lasted 2 1-3 innings in his previous start, giving up three earned runs against Minnesota on June 27. He was 1-3 with a 6.89 ERA in June.
Ryan Franklin worked a perfect ninth for his 19th save in 20 chances.
Zito (4-8) went 4 1-3 innings, allowing five earned runs and five hits.
The Cardinals won for the third time in nine games.
Copyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.