Saturday, August 12, 2017

Cardinals Beat Braves 6-5: Randal Grichuk Doubles & Hits A Solo Home Run; Paul DeJong Singles & Hits A Solo Home Run; Dexter Fowler Singles, Doubles, & Drives In One Run

Individual Highlights:
Matt Carpenter started at first base and batted leadoff.  1-for-4 with one run, one hit by pitch, one strikeout, one missed catch error, and assisted in one double play.
Tommy Pham started in left field and batted second.  1-for-3 with one RBI and one sacrifice.
Paul DeJong started at shortstop and batted third.  2-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Dexter Fowler started in centerfield and batted fourth.  2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one strikeout.
Kolten Wong started at second base and batted sixth.  1-for-3 with one run, one hit by pitch, and assisted in one double play.
Randal Grichuk started in right field and batted seventh.  2-for-4 with one double, one home run, one RBI, two runs, and grounded into one double play.
Greg Garcia started at third base and batted eighth.  1-for-4 with one RBI and assisted in one double play.
Carlos Martinez started and pitched six innings.  He allowed seven hits, three earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck seven out for the winning decision (9-9).  1-for-2 with one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.  (p-s:100-64)(g/f:6-2)
Tyler Lyons entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, and struck two out for the hold (9).  (p-s:29-17)(g/f:2-1)

Rough Outing:
Yadier Molina started at catcher and batted fifth.  0-for-4 with one ground into double play and allowed one stolen base.

Former Cardinals:
Matt Adams started in left field and batted sixth.  0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Sam Freeman entered in the sixth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed no hits or runs.  (p-s:6-4)(g/f:1-1)(ir-s:1-0)

Boxscore
St. Louis Official Site Post Game
Cardinal Beat Post Game
Post-Dispatch Post Game
STL Sports Page Post Game

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