6 takeaways from Cardinals series sweep of Diamondbacks

Miranda Remaklus
PHOENIX, ARIZONA - AUGUST 21: Nolan Arenado #28 of the St Louis Cardinals reacts after hitting a two-RBI single against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the seventh inning at Chase Field on August 21, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, ARIZONA - AUGUST 21: Nolan Arenado #28 of the St Louis Cardinals reacts after hitting a two-RBI single against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the seventh inning at Chase Field on August 21, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images) /
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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – AUGUST 20: Infielder Nolan Arenado #28 of the St. Louis Cardinals in action during the MLB game at Chase Field on August 20, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Diamondbacks 16-7. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, ARIZONA – AUGUST 20: Infielder Nolan Arenado #28 of the St. Louis Cardinals in action during the MLB game at Chase Field on August 20, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Diamondbacks 16-7. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) /

Nolan Arenado is a St. Louis Cardinal

Arenado had one of the most impressive plays Saturday. Alek Thomas grounded out to Arenado, who then threw a bullet to Paul Goldschmidt, who scooped the throw and secured the out.

Take a look at this play.

Arenado had a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning that allowed Tyler O’Neill to score.

On Sunday, Arenado singled on a liner to center field in the first inning, scoring Brendan Donovan. Gorman grounded into an unassisted double play, allowing Goldschmidt to score.

Arenado singled to right field in the seventh inning, allowing Nootbaar and Tommy Edman to score. In the eighth inning, Edman singled to center field, scoring Knizner.

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