3 good moments in Cardinals series loss to the Phillies

Miranda Remaklus
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - JULY 03: Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 03, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - JULY 03: Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 03, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images) /
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Jul 2, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Dylan Carlson (3) celebrates his home run with third base coach Ron ‘Pop’ Warner (75) during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: John Geliebter-USA TODAY Sports
Jul 2, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Dylan Carlson (3) celebrates his home run with third base coach Ron ‘Pop’ Warner (75) during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: John Geliebter-USA TODAY Sports /

Cardinals hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back homers in the first inning Saturday

The first inning of Saturday’s game was filled with fireworks for the Cardinals.

Nolan Arenado, a day after hitting for the cycle, knocked his 16th home run of the season on a liner to left field, scoring Paul Goldschmidt. The homer traveled 354 feet at 106.3 mph.

The next batter, Nolan Gorman, hit his seventh home run of the season on a fly to right-center field. Gorman’s blast traveled 392 feet at 105.8 mph.

The next batter, Juan Yepez knocked his tenth home run of the season, on a fly to left field. This blast traveled 353 feet at a lazy 95.7 mph.

The next batter, Dylan Carlson blasted his fifth home run of the season which traveled 407 feet at a massive 107 mph.

Four home runs in a row! Unbelievable. The home run spree came off of Phillies starter Kyle Gibson.

The game was tied in the sixth inning until the ninth inning.

Arenado knocked his 17th home run of the season on a fly to left field. This home run traveled 365 feet at 95.4 mph.

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