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Cabrera's 2 homers, Scherzer's 4 2-3 scoreless innings lead Tigers over Cards 17-5

  • Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a two-run home run in the third inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Monday, March 10, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a two-run home run in the third inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Monday, March 10, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

  • Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera, right, high-fives teammate Ezequiel Carrera after hitting a two-run home run as St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, left, looks on in the fourth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game, Monday, March 10, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera, right, high-fives teammate Ezequiel Carrera after hitting a two-run home run as St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, left, looks on in the fourth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game, Monday, March 10, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

  • Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera swings to hit a single against St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Shelby Miller in the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game, Monday, March 10, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera swings to hit a single against St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Shelby Miller in the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game, Monday, March 10, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

Two-time AL MVP Miguel Cabrera hit his first two home runs of spring training and AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer struck out five in 4 2-3 scoreless innings Monday during the Detroit Tigers' 17-5 romp over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Cabrera a go-ahead, two-run homer off Shelby Miller in a seven-run third inning and another two-run drive against Keith Butler in an eight-run fourth as Detroit built a 15-0 lead. The Tigers made 17-0 on Steven Moya's two-run double in the eighth.

Scherzer allowed two hits and a walk.

St. Louis pitchers gave up double-digit runs for the second straight day and 22 hits.