Lynn, Beltran Lead Cards to 9-1 Win Over Pirates
Matt Carpenter and Beltran started the game with home runs for the Cardinals, who have won four straight and five of six. Pirates starter Jonathan Sanchez (0-3) lasted just two more batters. He and manager Clint Hurdle were ejected after Sanchez hit Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig with a pitch.
Pirates hitting coach Jay Bell was ejected in the fifth inning for arguing after Starling Marte was hit by Lynn for the second straight time.
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