Cardinals Shake Off Sweep!
The Cardinals forgot all about being swept by the Cubs and very good pitching shutout the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0. Miles Mikolas was the starter (WP-4-2) and was on charge the entire contest with 7IP/3H/0ER/0BB/5K as he yielded to John Brebbia with 1.1IP/2H/0ER/0BB/0K/1HBP. With one out in the 9th inning, Jordan Hicks was summoned from the bullpen to face Bryce Harper and Rhys Hoskins. He struck both of them out to seal the victory.
The offense had many bright spots and it was started off with a Yadier Molina home run as he was 3-for-4, two runs batted in and one run scored. Matt Carpenter looked sharp for the second game in a row as he was 1-for-4 with a solo home run and walked once. Paul DeJong popped a home run for his 50th career homer and is now the 2nd fastest to that mark in Cardinals history.
Jose Martinez walked twice and scored two runs while Kolten Wong went hitless but did produce a sacrifice fly in the contest. Harrison Bader was given two intentional walks and struck out in the other at-bat. Marcell Ozuna had a tough night going 0-for-4.
Tuesday, May 7- Dakota Hudson gets the start for the 6:45 game against the Phillies
The Redbirds lost 6-5 to the Nashville Sound on Monday as starter Daniel Ponce de Leon went five innings and allowed four hits and one earned run to suffer the loss. He also hit a batter and had one wild pitch while striking out six.
Tyler O’Neill continues to produce at the AAA level with another home run and two runs batted in and Lane Thomas had two hits with a double. Max Schrock and John Nogowski each had a hit.
Tuesday, May 7- vs. Iowa, Anthony Shew (1-0, 0.00) 6:35 CT
Attendance= 6,531 Time of Game- 2hrs 58 min
The Springfield Cardinals won 5-0 over Frisco and Williams Perez was really good on the mound with 6IP/1H/0ER/5BB/5K to garner the win and reliever Ronnie Williams made his debut at the AA level with one inning of work allowing no runs on two hits.
Justin Williams and Brian O’Keefe each had two hits while shortstop Kramer Robertson smacked a home run in the contest. Mendoza, Mieses, and Hurst each added one hit in the win.
Tuesday, May 7- at Frisco, Evan Kruczynski (0-3, 8.89) 7:05 CT
Attendance= 2,423 Time of Game- 3 hrs 1 min
The Palm Beach squad was a 13-10 winner over Daytona. The offense had several highlights as Justin Toerner scored four runs and was 3-for-6 and Yariel Gonzalez added three hits with a double and one stolen base. Zach Kirtley. Luken Baker, Nick Dunn, ad Bryce Denton each added to hits to the win.
Tuesday, May 7- at Daytona, Angel Rondon (3-1, 2.03) 6:05 CT
Attendance= 1,603 Time of Play 3hrs 8 min.
The Chiefs lost 3-0 to West Michigan and only managed to get three hits in the loss.Wadye Ynfante picked up the only extra base hit with a double. Leandro Cedeno struck out three times and left four runners on base.
Attendance= 1,077 Time of Play 2hrs 17 min
Tuesday, May 7- at West Michigan, Cole Aker (0-2, 6.86), 6:05 CT.
Cardinals History for May 7
Triple Play- Pirates’ shortstop Glenn Wright catches Jim Bottomley’s line drive in 1925, doubles up Jimmy Cooney at second and tags Rogers Hornsby coming from first to complete an unassisted triple play in a 10-9 loss to the Cardinals.
The Cardinals trade Paul Derringer, Sparky Adams, and Allyn Stout to the Reds in exchange for shortstop Leo Durocher, Dutch Henry and Jack Ogden in 1933. The deal, necessitated by Charley Gelbert’s hunting accident, will be viewed as one of Branch Rickey’s biggest mistakes as Derringer will become a four-time 20-game winner for Cincinnati.
Tracking Musial’s Home Runs
On this date in 1955, Stan hit his 4th home run of the season and the 296th of his career. It was a home game against Milwaukee as the Cardinals were behind 8-1 in the bottom of the 7th inning. Gene Conley was on the hill and Red Schoendienst was on first base when Stan hit the long home run.
On this date in 1959, Musial connected on his 2nd homer of the year and the 400th of his career in the bottom of the 9th inning against the Chicago Cubs. The game was tied 3-3 with no one on base and Stan was facing Don Elston when he connected for the game-winning walk-off home run.
Ed Heuser (May 7, 1909 – March 1, 1956) made his major league debut on April 25, 1935, with the Cardinals.
Al Papai (May 7, 1917 – September 7, 1995) made his major league debut with the Cardinals on April 24, 1948. He played nine seasons in the major leagues and was 9-14 in his career with a 5.37 ERA.
These are players that made their major league debut in the Cardinals uniform.
- Tom McGraw 1997
- Shane Robinson 2009
- Magneuris Sierra 2017
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