5 star performers from Cardinals series win over Mets

Cards take two of three from Mets
Nolan Arenado, St. Louis Cardinals
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Willson Contreras

conversationImagine having an hours-long conversation with Victor Martinez. It makes sense that you would be reenergized. That was the case for Contreras this weekend.

He seemed to have found the player in him that fans had expected. Throughout the weekend, fans could see Contreras supporting his teammates with an encouraging word or high five. He looked full of life and joy. He looked like the man the Cardinals needed him to be.

On Friday, Contreras hit a home run on a fly to left field. The ball traveled 421 feet at 109 mph. On the night, he was 2-for-4.