MLB wrap: Cardinals hit 4 home runs to topple Reds in landslide

first_imgSt. Louis was sensational at the plate on Friday in its 13-4 victory over Cincinnati.The Cardinals got home runs from four different players, as Dexter Fowler, Paul Goldschmidt, Kolten Wong and Paul DeJong all went yard once. Cubs bring back Addison Russell, send Albert Almora to minors Fernando Tatis Jr. injury update: Padres’ star rookie (back) likely done for season, manager says Nothing Wong with that! 🚨 pic.twitter.com/qlk3vYcQ4t— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) August 17, 2019St. Louis finished with 18 hits to Cincinnati’s seven on the night.On the bright side for Cincinnati, Aristides Aquino became MLB’s fastest player to 10 home runs ever. The 25-year-old recorded his team’s only home run in the contest. It was his 10th in 16 career games. Related Newscenter_img Francisco Lindor went 0 for 4 in the Indians’ 3-2 loss to the Yankees.HighlightDetroit’s Niko Goodrum made a great play on this ball and showcased his arm strength.𝗢 and we can’t stress this part enough 𝗠 𝗚 😱 pic.twitter.com/cPePQZv8FG— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) August 17, 2019What’s Next?Dodgers (82-42) at Braves (72-52) 7:20 p.m. ET — Los Angeles and Atlanta both sit atop their respective divisions but the Dodgers were triumphant Friday. Saturday could make for a good matchup between two of MLB’s top World Series contenders. Aristides Aquino is the fastest player (16 games) in @MLB history to reach 10 career HR. pic.twitter.com/Y6wpbakzOk— MLB Stats (@MLBStats) August 17, 2019The Cardinals are now 64-56 and sit atop the NL Central while the Reds are 57-64 and remain in fourth.Studs of the NightJoe Musgrove notched nine strikeouts against the Cubs in Pittsburgh’s 3-2 victory.Andrew Benintendi went 3 for 4 as the Red Sox took down the Orioles 9-1.Charlie Morton tallied 10 strikeouts in seven innings of work in the Rays’ 2-1 loss to the Tigers.Duds of the NightBo Bichette was hitless in four at-bats but the Blue Jays topped the Mariners 7-3.last_img

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