ST. LOUIS (AP) - John Lackey threw seven scoreless innings and Matt Carpenter doubled twice, helping the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday.
Lackey (1-0) gave up five hits, struck out eight and walked one.
Lackey, who allowed a pair of two-run homers in six innings in his most recent start, faced the Brewers for just the fourth time in his career.
St. Louis took a 2-0 lead on two doubles and two singles in the sixth inning.
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