The Cardinals took the first game of a three game set with the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night thanks to solid pitching by Joe Kelly and the offense putting on a power show.
|St Louis Cardinals||0||0||0||2||0||1||2||3||X||8||9||0|
|WP||J. Kelly (3-5)|
|LP||I. Kennedy (10-10)|
|J. Jay cf||4||1||2||2||1||1||1||0||1||.315|
|A. Craig 1b||5||1||2||1||0||0||1||0||1||.303|
|F. Salas p||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|M. Holliday lf||3||1||1||2||1||1||0||0||1||.315|
|C. Beltran rf||4||0||0||0||0||0||3||0||4||.281|
|D. Freese 3b||3||0||0||0||0||1||1||0||2||.298|
|Y. Molina c||3||1||0||0||0||1||0||0||3||.312|
|T. Cruz c||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.226|
|S. Schumaker 2b||4||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||.314|
|R. Furcal ss||3||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||.264|
|J. Kelly p||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||.143|
|E. Mujica p||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|S. Robinson ph||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.252|
|M. Boggs p||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|M. Carpenter ph-1b||1||1||1||2||0||0||0||0||0||.316|
- Jon Jay had yet another multi-hit game. He hit a single and his fourth home run of the season.
- Allen Craig hit his 25th double of the season and a single.
- Matt Holliday hit his 23rd home run to drive in two runs.
- Skip Schumaker picked up two singles and scored two runs.
- Rafael Furcal hit his second triple and scored a run.
- Joe Kelly lasted six and a third innings and only gave up two earned runs. He gave up six hits and walked two.
- Edward Mujica, Mitchell Boggs, and Fernando Salas combined for two and two thirds scoreless innings. The only blemish was a hit given up by Mujica.
- Carlos Beltran, David Freese, and Yadier Molina were all held hitless by Ian Kennedy and the Dbacks bullpen.
- The Cardinals found out before the game that Matt Adams will miss the rest of the season following surgery to remove bone spurs from his elbow. Adams was a surefire September Call-up candidate.
3) Allen Craig – Craig drove in a run and scored another in a two-hit effort.
2) Matt Holliday – Holliday belted a two-run blast.
1) Jon Jay – Jay continue his hot streak with a single, a home run, two RBIs, and a walk.
|Cincinnati Reds||70||46||0.603||0||37-20||33-26||498||424||67||49||Won 4||5-5|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||64||52||0.552||6||36-22||28-30||482||462||60||56||Lost 2||4-6|
|St Louis Cardinals||63||53||0.543||7||35-23||28-30||571||464||70||46||Won 1||6-4|
|Milwaukee Brewers||52||63||0.452||17.5||33-26||19-37||524||536||56||59||Lost 2||4-6|
|Chicago Cubs||45||70||0.391||24.5||29-28||16-42||422||516||46||69||Lost 1||2-8|
|Houston Astros||39||79||0.331||32||27-32||12-47||448||595||43||75||Won 1||3-7|