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Martinez leads Cardinals to 12-2 win over struggling Braves

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ATLANTA (AP) - Pitcher Carlos Martinez drove in two runs, matching the total he allowed in six innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Julio Teheran and the winless Atlanta Braves 12-2 on Saturday night.
    
At 0-4, Atlanta is the only NL team without a victory this season.
    
Martinez (1-0) allowed two runs on four hits and three walks.
    
The Cardinals have scored a combined 19 runs while winning the first two games of the weekend series. They were held to only seven runs in three losses at Pittsburgh to open the season.
    
Kolten Wong had three hits, scored two runs and also reached on one of Atlanta's two errors. Aledmys Diaz had two hits, including an RBI off John Gant in the eighth.
    
Teheran (0-1) gave up four earned runs on six hits and four walks in four innings. He also threw two wild pitches.
 

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