(Flushing, NY) — The Cardinals gave up five runs in the fifth inning and lost 9-4 to the Mets in their season opener in New York. Carlos Martinez was touched for five runs in four-and-a-third innings to take the loss. Yadier Molina homered and Jose Martinez went 3-for-4 with a home run for the Redbirds.
>>Cardinals Sign Closer Holland To One Year Deal
(Flushing, NY) — The Cardinals have a new closer. Multiple reports say they’ve agreed to a one-year, 14-million-dollar contract with Greg Holland. The 32-year-old right-hander was one of the last free agents still on the market. Holland led the National League last year with 41 saves for the Rockies.
>>Cubs Double Up Marlins In Opener
(Miami, FL) — Ian Happ homered on the game’s first pitch and the Cubs went on to beat the Marlins 8-4 in the season opener in Miami. Anthony Rizzo and Kyle Schwarber also homered for Chicago. Both teams honored the victims of the Stoneman Douglas school shootings with a special jersey patch.
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