Brendan Donovan and Paul Goldschmidt hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning to help the team st louis cardinals Rally from a five-run deficit and win 8–6 against the hosts washington nationals on Monday
St. Louis starter Jack Flaherty (4-5) made it through 6 1/3 innings for the win. Cardinals Recorded their first three-game winning streak in over a month
citizens Loses fourth game in a row despite a 5–0 lead in two innings thanks to three of four RBIs by Luis Garcia
Lane Thomas doubled twice and scored twice for Washington. Starting pitcher Josiah Gray (4-6) took the loss, allowing six runs on nine hits over five innings. It was his first defeat since 5 May.
Donovan’s seventh home run of the season – and first since June 2 – was a three-run shot that tied the game. Goldschmidt with his 13th explosion Cardinals forward for the first time. Goldschmidt has only had three long balls this month, but two have come in the last three games
Cardinals Nolan Arenado and Wilson Contreras extended their advantage to 8–5 with two runs each in the seventh on consecutive two-out RBI singles from reliever Carl Edwards Jr.
Goldschmidt, Jordan Walker, Paul DeJong and Tommy Edman all had two hits for St. Louis.
Flaherty pitched two innings to earn his first win in his last six starts. He was charged with six runs on 10 hits and one walk while striking out five.
The three St. Louis relievers combined to retire the first seven batters they faced. citizensCJ Abrams reached on a two-out infield single in the ninth before Thomas struck out. Jordan Hicks recorded his third save.
citizens cranked out five of his 11 hits and scored three runs in the first inning, first on Garcia’s sacrifice fly and then on Corey Dickerson’s two-out, two-run single
Garcia’s two-run single in the second inning cut the lead to 5–0.
Jammer Candelario joined Thomas and Abrams with two hits. Garcia’s final RBI came on a seventh inning groundout.
– Field Level Media