7 standouts in Cardinals series win over Pirates

Miranda Remaklus
ST LOUIS, MO - JUNE 15: Jack Flaherty #22 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at Busch Stadium on June 15, 2022 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Puetz/Getty Images)
ST LOUIS, MO - JUNE 15: Jack Flaherty #22 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at Busch Stadium on June 15, 2022 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Puetz/Getty Images) /
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Jun 14, 2022; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (46) celebrates with left fielder Juan Yepez (36) after hitting a three run home run for his second home run of the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the second inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 14, 2022; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (46) celebrates with left fielder Juan Yepez (36) after hitting a three run home run for his second home run of the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the second inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports /

Paul Goldschmidt

Monday night featured Paul Goldscmidt continuing his MVP season pace.

Goldschmidt was 3-for-4 on Monday wtih two runs and an RBI. Goldschmidt homered in the seventh to left center field off Chris Stratton. The home run traveled 420-feet at104.6 mph.

On Tuesday afternoon, Goldschmidt was 2-for-4 with one run and three RBI. Goldy hit his 14th home run of the season on a fly to center field off J.T. Brubaker, allowing Brendan Donovan to score. The home run traveled 418 feet at 107.2 mph.

Goldschmidt was 4-for-4 with three runs and five RBI on Tuesday evening. He walked once.  Goldy hit his first home run of the game in the first inning with a fly to center off Bryse Wilson to score Brendan Donovan. This home run traveled 408 feet at 104.4 mph.

In the second inning, Goldschmidt hit his 16th home run of the season and second of the night, on a fly to center field off Wilson. He scored Tommy Edman and Brendan Donovan. This home run traveled 424 feet at 107 mph.

Goldschmidt’s power is just unreal! It is wonderful that he is a St. Louis Cardinal.

In the sixth, Nolan Gorman hit a double to shortstop Diego Castillo and deflected by left fielder Canaan Smith-Njigba. Donovan and Goldschmidt scored on the play.

Goldy was 1-for-4 on Wednesday as the team’s designated hitter.

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