ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Martinez was dominant after a shaky first inning and a nosebleed in the second, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 Wednesday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Only 11,191 fans were in the seats for the opener, rescheduled from a rainout on Tuesday night. Paid attendance was 40,184.
Matt Holliday and Yadier Molina homered, and Jedd Gyorko had a two-run double in the fourth off Colin Rea (5-4). Gyorko is 10 for 17 against his old team with three homers and seven RBIs. He homered against the Padres each of the previous three games.
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San Diego opened with Travis Janikowski's double and Ryan Schimpf's two-run homer but had just two more hits off Martinez (9-6), who pitched seven innings.
The game was halted about 12 minutes while Martinez was tended to on the field with two outs and none on in the second for a nosebleed. After play resumed, he retired 11 of his next 12 batters.
Aledmys Diaz had two hits and has reached safely in 23 consecutive games, longest by a rookie this season. He is 13 for 19 against San Diego with a homer and four RBIs.
Seung Hwan Oh earned his third save in four chances.
Rea had been 2-0 with a 3.68 ERA in his previous four starts. He allowed four runs in six innings.
San Diego has homered in 17 consecutive games, extending a franchise record. The Cardinals have homered in a season-best 10 straight games, totaling 20 in that time.
Padres: C Christian Bethancourt took a foul off his right knee guard in the seventh but stayed in the game.
Padres: Andrew Cashner (4-7, 5.05) works the series finale. He has lost two of his last three starts.
Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (9-5, 4.19) is coming off a three-hit shutout against the Marlins and has allowed one run in his last 23 innings.