The Cardinals rolled past the Dodgers, 7-1 in Los Angeles Thursday night.  Michael Wacha improved to 8-and-1 with the win.  He worked seven innings and allowed one run on seven hits.  He walked none while striking out five. 

 

Jason Heyward and Kolten Wong drove in two runs each, while Jhonny Peralta picked up three hits (3-4) and an RBI.

 

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Game two of the series is set for tonight at 9:10 pm.  The starters at Dodger Stadium this evening:  Carlos Martinez (5-2) for St. Louis against Brett Anderson (2-3) for L.A.