Timely hitting from some usual suspects
While the Cardinals struggled Tuesday, the team looked sharp on Wednesday getting some help from a team fired up to score some runs.
On Tuesday, Dylan Carlson got the scoring started by hitting his sixth home run of the season on a fly to center field. The home run traveled 409 feet at 104 mph.
In the third inning, Carlson singled on a line drive to center field, scoring Lars Nootbaar.
On Wednesday, Carlson got the scoring started in the third inning as he knocked a double on a liner to left field, scoring Nolan Gorman.
In the fourth inning of Wednesday’s game, Nootbaar hit a double on a line drive to right field, scoring Brendan Donovan.
In the fifth inning, Gorman took a blast opposite field with his short, compact swing.
Gorman’s home run to left center field was his tenth homer of the season. The blast traveled 412 feet at a 105.5 mph.