Josh Beckett threw seven scoreless innings, Miguel Rojas had two hits and Justin Turner delivered an RBI single off Adam Wainwright in the eighth inning for the game's only run as the Dodgers opened their series against the Cardinals with a win.
The Dodgers open their series against the Cardinals and will do so without Hanley Ramirez in the lineup for a third straight game. The Dodgers shortstop is day-to-day and will continue to receive treatment on his right shoulder.
The Dodgers and Cardinals meet for the first time since the 2013 NLCS with a four-game weekend series at Dodger Stadium. St. Louis has several pitchers on the shelf, but here's a look at the potential weekend matchups.