Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Cardinals Beat Brewers 5-4: Yadier Molina Doubles & Hits Two Solo Home Runs; Kolten Wong Doubles & Drives In Two Runs; Trevor Rosenthal Strikes Out Three Of Five Batters Faced For The Save

Individual Highlights:
Kolten Wong started at second base and batted leadoff.  1-for-5 with one double, two two-out RBIs, and one strikeout.
Tommy Pham started in centerfield and batted second.  1-for-3 with one walk, one hit by pitch, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.
Yadier Molina started at catcher and batted fifth.  3-for-4 with one double, two home runs, two RBIs, two runs, and one strikeout.
Jose Martinez started in left field and batted sixth.  1-for-2 with one run and two walks.
Luke Voit started at first base and batted seventh.  2-for-4 with one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Luke Weaver started and pitched 6.1 innings.  He allowed five hits, two earned runs, one home run, two walks, and struck eight out for the winning decision (1-1).  1-for-3 at the plate.  (p-s:107-70)(g/f:10-1)
Zach Duke entered in the seventh and pitched to two batters.  He allowed no hits or runs for the hold (1).  (p-s:5-3)(g/f:2-0)(ir-s:1-0)
Trevor Rosenthal entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck three out for the save (7).  (p-s:21-14)

Rough Outing:
Paul DeJong started at shortstop and batted third.  0-for-5 with four strikeouts.
Randal Grichuk started in right field and moved to left, batting eighth.  0-for-3 with one walk and three strikeouts.
John Brebbia entered in the eighth and pitched to four batters.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, one home run, and struck one out for the hold (2).  (p-s:11-10)

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