Friday, June 30, 2017

Cardinals Beat Nationals 8-1: Mike Leake Strikes Out Four, Induces 13 Ground Outs, Picks One Runner Off, & Allows One Run Over Eight Innings For The Win; Yadier Molina Singles Twice & Drives In Four Runs; Paul DeJong Hits A Two-Run Homer

Individual Highlights:
Matt Carpenter started at first base and batted leadoff.  1-for-4 with one double, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in three double plays.
Tommy Pham started in centerfield and batted second.  2-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Stephen Piscotty started in right field and batted third. 0-for-3 with two runs, two walks, and one strikeout.
Jedd Gyorko started at third base and batted fourth.  2-for-3 with one double, one RBI, two runs, and one walk.
Yadier Molina started at catcher and batted fifth.  2-for-4 with four RBIs and one run.
Paul DeJong started at shortstop and batted seventh.  1-for-4 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in three double plays.
Greg Garcia started at second base and batted eighth.  2-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in three double plays.
Mike Leake started and pitched eight innings.  He allowed five hits, one earned run, three walks, struck four out, assisted in one double play, and picked one runner off for the winning decision (6-6).  1-for-3 with one walk.  (p-s:93-56)(g/f:13-2)
Sam Tuivailala entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, three one wild pitch, and struck one out.  (p-s:20-12)(g/f:1-0)

Rough Outing:
Eric Fryer entered late in the game at catcher and batted fifth.  0-for-1 with one strikeout.
Randal Grichuk started in left field and batted sixth.  0-for-5 with one strikeout.

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