5 takeaways from Cardinals series win over the Brewers

Miranda Remaklus
Aug 14, 2022; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; St. Louis Cardinals designated hitter Albert Pujols (5) hits a three run home run against the Milwaukee Brewers during the eighth inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 14, 2022; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; St. Louis Cardinals designated hitter Albert Pujols (5) hits a three run home run against the Milwaukee Brewers during the eighth inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports /
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ST. LOUIS, MO – AUGUST 12: Paul Goldschmidt #46 of the St. Louis Cardinals is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium on August 12, 2022 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Kane/Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS, MO – AUGUST 12: Paul Goldschmidt #46 of the St. Louis Cardinals is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium on August 12, 2022 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Kane/Getty Images) /

The team’s two big bats come up huge

Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado have been the Cardinals’ two big bats this season and came up big for the team Friday.

Paul Goldschmidt knocked a two-run shot to left-center field to drive in Dylan Carlson in the first inning. The home run was Goldschmidt’s 28th of the season. The blast traveled 429 feet at 108.7 mph.

The score remained 2-0 through the sixth inning when Arenado came to bat. Arenado knocked his 25th home run of the season on a fly to left field. The homer traveled 378 feet at 108.3 mph.

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