Jordan Montgomery held his former team to one unearned run while allowing two hits in 6 2/3 innings. st louis cardinals beat the visiting new York Yankees 5-1 on Sunday
Brendan Donovan went 3 for 4 with a two-run homer. CardinalsWho won two out of three games in a series between historic franchises
Montgomery (6-7) drove in three runs and drove in six runs. Yankees hitless in the sixth innings
Giovanni Gallegos, in relief of Montgomery, struck out four batters and Jordan Hicks pitched the ninth, while St. Louis held New York to three total hits.
Yankees Starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (8-2) allowed two runs on six hits in six innings. He drove in five runs off two walks.
New York manager Aaron Boone was ejected in the third inning for disputing a ball-and-strike call by home plate umpire Dan Merzel.
Donovan hit a leadoff single in the first inning Cardinals And in goes Lars Knutbar. But the inning turned sour when Donovan was thrown out on a double-steal attempt.
Cardinals Went ahead 2-0 in the fourth inning. Nolan Arenado hit a leadoff double before Donovan and Jordan Walker scored a run each. After one out, Andrew Nizner hit an RBI single but Cole avoided further trouble by getting a double-play grounder from Tommy Edman.
Gleyber Torres broke up Montgomery’s no-hit bid on a double in the sixth inning with two outs. Torres stole third, but Giancarlo Stanton struck out.
Yankees The shutout bit ended in the seventh when Isiah Kinner-Falefa scored on Jake Bowers’ double to cut the deficit to 2–1. Gallegos relieved Montgomery and struck out Billy McKinney to retain. Cardinals Ahead
Cardinals Jimmy Cordero extended his lead to 4–1 in the seventh inning. Edman hit a leadoff single and Donovan hit a two-run blast, his ninth of the season.
St. Louis added an insurance run in the eighth inning. Dylan Carlson singled, advanced on a wild pitch, stole third and scored on catcher Kyle Higashioka’s throwing error.
–Field Level Media