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Descalso's First Career Home Run Helps Cards Clip Marlins

Last updated on Wednesday, May 4, 2011

(ST. LOUIS, MO) - Rookie Daniel Descalso’s first major league home run gave the St. Louis Cardinals a 7-5 win over the Florida Marlins.

Matt Holliday put the Redbirds up 2-0 in the first when he homered off Florida starter Anibal Sanchez.

The Marlins took a 4-3 lead in the fourth on RBI singles from Greg Dobbs and John Buck before Colby Rasmus tied the score with a run-scoring single in the fifth.

Gaby Sanchez gave the Marlins a 5-4 lead with an RBI single in the top of the seventh, setting up Descalso's game-winner off Clay Hensley in the bottom of the inning.

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