Street. Luis – – Newly acquired Jose Quintana won his debut with St. Louis, Tyler O’Neal and Nolan Arenado The Cardinals beat Chicago 7-2, completing their lead over the Cubs with two heads on Thursday night.
The Cardinals won the opening game 4-3 as Lars Notbar Hit a fly hook sacrifice in the seventh inning and one RBI at the end of the game in the ninth.
“It’s hard to win two games,” Cardinals coach Oliver Marmol said. “The guys came in, and they were bent on playing both games one by one, and they did.”
Traded from the Pittsburgh Pirates to St. Louis on Monday, Quintana surrendered a one-stroke, one-hit and two-walk hit, hitting seven in six runs in a no-decision debut with the Cardinals, who won four in a row and tied with the Cardinals. 1st place in NL Central with Milwaukee.
“You look into the eyes of the world’s Quintanas before you even start that match and you get goosebumps at how much he wants it,” Marmol said. “You look at anybody at the club now. There’s a really good feeling walking around.” . Men are determined. It will be a fun tour.”
Sean Newcomb He allowed two runs on five strikes in three innings as an opener on his first major league start since August 10, 2020, in Philadelphia as a member of the Braves.
O’Neill’s three-time home run, his sixth of the season Kervin Castro (0-1) at the bottom of the seventh game to break a 2-all tie.
Rounding out the rules, O’Neill said, “I fainted a little. It felt really good to me. I was able to leave a little emotion in the stash, and the boys got excited for me.”
Nelson Velasquez tied the match when he drove his car patrick wisdom On one song she bounced off Hicks’ gauntlet at the top of the seventh.
Arenado hit his 21st home career of the season in the third set in left field to give the Cardinals a 2-1 lead.
Hikma hit his 20th home run of the season in the first half against his former team.
“It’s fantastic,” Wisdom said of reaching the 20 mark on his land. “I guess I didn’t really feel the weight of it, but it’s definitely really special.”
In the opening game, St. Louis trailed 3-0 before rallying in the seventh against Marcus Strowman. Nolan Gorman And the Paul Goldschmidt The hosts hit back-to-back before Arenado doubled and scored in a Nootbaar fly ball to the center.
“When everything clicks, we can pull together some really good quality,” Marmol said. “Those guys out there definitely made an adjustment to Stroman and made some really tough connections. Classic third time through the squad.”
“It takes some really professional rackets,” Marmol said of Nootbaar. “He’s making a lot of strong connections. He’s confident in what he’s doing right now.”
Ryan Hillsley (6-1) He got three points for the win.
Contreras hit his 15th home run of the season in the first inning for Chicago, and Strowman charged with three runs and five strikes in 6 2/3 innings.
“I thought he was controlling both sides of the plate. It was sharp,” said manager David Ross. “It was a really nice performance today as I thought.”
The double header was due to be placed after Wednesday night’s game was postponed due to rain. St. Louis have improved to 6-2 in their double-four this season, and Chicago (41-63) has fallen to 1-9 in their five heads.
The Cubs added two more in the sixth game against Miles Micholas. Contreras doubled and scored in Seiya Suzuki’s song, wisdom added a sacrifice fly.
Mikulas allowed seven hits, hit six, and walked one in 6 1/3 innings.
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Albert Pujols He showed up in his 12884th career when he made the decision to pick a player in the fifth inning of Game Two. He has overtaken Cal Ripken Jr. for the sixth most game in MLB history.
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Ross defied both outgoing calls Nico HornerThe game ends with double play in a nightcap. Crew chief Marty Foster announced that Wisdom’s out at second base held out, while Hoerner’s exit from first base was confirmed.
The Cardinal returned to 13 games in a row to rank second in the longest active streak in the Major League behind the Yankees (19). St. Louis has hit multiple home runs in seven consecutive games for the longest active streak in MLB.
Major League Baseball has announced that the Cardinals and the Cubs will play a series of two games in London in June.
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Cubs: LHP Matt Dermody He was called up from Triple-A Iowa to serve as the 27th man of the split double. Dermody, 32, is 6-3 with a 3.74 ERA in 20 games (13 starts) for Iowa State this season. … Iowa’s INF David Bote was selected to create a place on Newcomb’s list, who was
Cardinals: RHP . added James Neely As the 27th player of the double header. Nelly relieved Mikolas in the seventh game and got two points. Before the second game LHP Jordan Montgomery He was added to the active list, and LHP Zack Thompson of Memphis was called. Montgomery was acquired by the New York Yankees Tuesday in exchange for OF Harrison Bader.
Cubs: INF Andrelton Simmons (Right shoulder strain) He went 1 vs 3 with his home run and walk rehab game for Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday. …LHP Wade Miley (left shoulder strain) threw 49 shots in 2 1/3 innings Wednesday for Iowa State. He gave up three runs and five strikes.
Cardinals: RHP Drew VerHagen (right hip impingement) will be performing hip surgery soon. …LHP Steven Matz (Ripped Left MCL) will not need end-of-season surgery and will instead rehab. There is no timetable for when he will return.
Cubs: Friday, LHP Justin Steel (4-7, 3.86 ERA) would kick off his 20th season in the opening game of a three-game streak against Miami. Miami did not announce the starting shooter.