Albert Pujols makes his debut pitching appearance in his career and closes the St. Louis Cardinals rout of San Francisco Giants

ST. LOUIS Yadier MolinaHomered and drove in four runs Adam WainwrightHe tossed six innings of strong pitching to lead the team St. Louis CardinalsTo a 15-6 victory over the San Francisco GiantsOn Sunday night, it ended with a veteran slugger Albert PujolsOn the mound.

Paul GoldschmidtAnd Nolan ArenadoThe Cardinals won the series with two runs thanks to each home run by Goldschmidt and Baltimore. Goldschmidt was responsible for three runs.

In the ninth inning, Pujols, Cardinals' designated hitter came in as a pitcher for only the second time in his career. He surrendered a three-run homer. Luis GonzalezA solo homeowner to Joey BartBut, he was able to score the last three runs.

Joc PedersonSan Francisco had a two-run homer, losing its second consecutive in a row. It had won six straight.

Molina's four-run run in the first inning was captained by Molina Carlos Rodon(4-2), with a double. Molina added a second-run homer from the reliver Zack LittellIn the fifth, push the lead up to 11-0

Wainwright (4-3), gave up three runs and two hits. He struck out five and was walked one. He retired 14 of the 15 first batters he faced. Gonzalez scored his first Giants hit in the fifth with a two out single.

Molina and Wainwright set a major league record of 203 wins for a starting bat. They beat Warren Spahn, Molina and Del Crandall who combined 202 wins for Boston/Milwaukee Braves between 1949 and 1963.

The St. Louis duo have started 311 games together, placing them third behind Spahn/Crandall (3316) and Mickey Lolich/Bill Freehan (324). Detroit Tigers1963-1975

Rodon (4-2) allowed eight hits and eight runs in three innings. He struck out 3 and walked 1. In his six previous starts, he had only given up seven earned runs.

By the sixth inning, every starter in St. Louis had scored a hit.

St. Louis rookie outfielder Juan YepezHe was singled in his first inning. He has reached safely in all 11 of his Cardinals games. This streak is the longest by a rookie Cardinals player since Luis Alicea's 23 games in succession to begin his career in 1988.

Before winning their first attempt this season, the Cardinals were 0-4 in Sunday evening games last year.

Gonzalez was called to the outfield to pitch the seventh inning with two outs and the bases loaded. Gonzalez gave up a run-scoring single. Dylan CarlsonBefore you get Harrison BaderTo fly out.

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