Facing Tianjin, Jiangsu set the tone in the first quarter with a 29-7 run, letting its reserves finish off a 106-59 win.
With Cavani out, Uruguay will rely on Suarez to lead the attack, with the possible help of Girona's Cristian Stuani, Valencia's Maxi Gomez and Benfica forward Darwin Nunez.
Roma had a shaky start to the new season, managing only one draw and one defeat after two rounds.
Arsenal had led 2-0 through goals from Bukayo Saka and Nicolas Pepe, but McGoldrick's goal left them clinging on for the final whistle.
On the Shandong side, Yang Hengyu contributed 16 points, while Qiao Yanzi added 12.
The Argentinian bested Nadal in the Rome Masters quarter-finals last month for his first win against the world number two.
Baum's start wasn't what you would call success, as all things seemed to go wrong. An own-goal and injuries against Leipzig seem to have robbed the team of its last remaining bit of confidence.
The AFA said Udinese goalkeeper Juan Musso had also been cut from the squad because of a knee injury suffered while training on Monday.
Cavani parted ways with Paris Saint-Germain in June and was without a club until Monday (Oct. 5), when he signed with Manchester United. Tabarez told reporters earlier on Monday that the 33-year-old's absence was circumstantial, suggesting he would return to the national team when match fit.
Next up for Halep is another 19-year-old youngster, Iga Swiatek of Poland, whom Halep defeated in the round of 16 here last year.
"I think I played a really good match. I was very aggressive. I knew from last year I had to change something, so I really wanted to be better than last year and definitely, I was today," said the world No. 2.