Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Cardinals Beat Nationals 6-1: Mike Leake Strikes Out Seven & Picks One Runner Off Over Seven Scoreless Innings For The Win; Stephen Piscotty Singles, Doubles, Homers, & Drives In Five Runs; Matt Carpenter Walks Twice & Knocks In One Run

Individual Highlights:
Dexter Fowler started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  1-for-4 with one run, one hit by pitch, and two strikeouts.
Greg Garcia started at shortstop and batted second.  1-for-3 with one walk, one hit by pitch, one stolen base, and two strikeouts.
Matt Carpenter started at first base and batted third.  0-for-2 with one RBI, two runs, two walks, one sac fly, and one strikeout.
Stephen Piscotty started in right field and batted fourth.  3-for-5 with one double, one home run, five two-out RBIs, and one run.
Jose Martinez entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted ninth.  1-for-1 with one run.
Mike Leake started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed four hits, no runs, struck seven out, and picked one runner off for the winning decision (1-1).  0-for-3 with two strikeouts.  (p-s:104-65)(g/f:9-3)
Brett Cecil entered in the eighth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs for the hold (1).  (p-s:7-4)(ir-s:2-0)
Seung-Hwan Oh entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit and no runs.  (p-s:12-9)(g/f:0-2)

Rough Outing:
Matt Adams started in left field and batted fifth.  0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
Kolten Wong started at second base and batted seventh.  0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Trevor Rosenthal entered in the eighth and pitched to four batters.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, and struck one out for the hold (1).  (p-s:13-10)(g/f:

Former Cardinals:
Max Scherzer started and pitched six innings.  He allowed four hits, three runs (one earned), two walks, hit one batter, and struck ten out for the losing decision (1-1).  0-for-1 with one strikeout.  (p-s:104-69)(g/f:3-4)

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