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Daily Rant: The Doctor operates on the Cardinals


With match-ups against Ryan Vogelsong, Madison Bumgarner, and Roy Halladay in their last three games, the Cardinals haven’t exactly had a favorable challenge. They struggled against the Cy Young winner and ended up losing 3-1.

Box Score

St Louis Cardinals010000000140
Philadelphia Phillies01000002X360
WPR. Halladay (6-6)
LPB. Browning (0-1)
SVJ. Papelbon (25)
J. Jay cf401000100.307
A. Craig 1b401000101.294
M. Holliday lf400000101.316
C. Beltran rf412110100.286
D. Freese 3b300000100.303
Y. Molina c200000000.312
D. Descalso 2b300000001.235
R. Furcal ss300000200.263
K. Lohse p200000001.085
    M. Carpenter ph100000100.302
    B. Browning p000000000.000
K. Lohse7.04112701.112.72
B. Browning (L, 0-1)1.02220110.984.11

The Positives

  • Jon Jay hit a single to continue his hitting streak.
  • Allen Craig hit his 22nd double of the season.
  • Carlos Beltran hit a solo shot and a single. The home run was his 28th of the season.
  • Kyle Lohse went seven strong innings. He only gave up one earned run and allowed six base runners.

Justin’s Jeers

Three Stars

3) Allen Craig – Craig hit a double but no one could knock him in.

2) Kyle Lohse – Lohse did everything to keep the Cardinals in the game but was outdueled.

1) Carlos Beltran – Beltran hit a solo shot to score the Cardinals only run.


Cincinnati Reds67460.59336-2031-2648842266Won 15-5
Pittsburgh Pirates63490.5633.535-1928-3046743532Lost 25-5
St Louis Cardinals61520.540634-2327-2955245399Lost 16-4
Milwaukee Brewers51600.4641533-2618-34502510-8Lost 16-4
Chicago Cubs43670.4002228-2516-42412498-86Lost 11-9
Houston Astros37770.31930.526-3111-46428577-149Won 12-8