Cardinals clip Marlins 6-4 for sweep, fifth straight win

Jul 18, 2023; St. Louis, Missouri, USA;  St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Dylan Carlson (3) scores against the Miami Marlins during the seventh inning at Busch Stadium.

Jul 18, 2023; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; St. Louis Cardinals heart fielder Dylan Carlson (3) scores towards the Miami Marlins in the course of the seventh inning at Busch Stadium.
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Nolan Gorman drove in 4 runs to assist energy the St. Louis Cardinals previous the visiting Miami Marlins 6-4 on Wednesday and full a three-game sweep

Gorman hit a three-run homer and an RBI single because the Cardinals prolonged their profitable streak to 5 video games

Cardinals starter Dakota Hudson allowed two runs on 5 hits in three innings. Zack Thompson (2-2) pitched two scoreless innings to earn the victory and Chris Stratton earned his first save

Marlins beginning pitcher Sandy Alcantara (3-9) allowed 4 runs on eight hits and two walks in six innings

Jesus Sanchez drove in two runs for the Marlins, who’ve misplaced their first six video games popping out of the All-Star break. Bryan De La Cruz hit a solo homer for Miami and Luis Arraez went 2-for-5 with an RBI to maintain his batting common at .376

The Cardinals jumped on Alcantara to take a 4-0 first-inning lead

Paul Goldschmidt singled with one out, Lars Nootbaar walked and Nolan Arenado hit an RBI single to start out the outburst. Gorman adopted along with his three-run homer. Alcantara walked Ivan Herrera and allowed Alec Burleson’s single earlier than lastly escaping with Paul DeJong’s double-play grounder.

The Marlins minimize their deficit to 4-2 within the third inning. Jacob Stallings and Jorge Soler singled, superior on a two-out wild pitch and scored on Sanchez’s single

Stallings and Arraez singled opening the fifth inning off Thompson, however Soler grounded right into a forceout and De La Cruz hit right into a double play.

With one out within the sixth inning, Herrera singled and went to 3rd on Burleson’s hit. However Alcantara obtained two outs to strand them.

The Cardinals elevated their result in 6-2 within the seventh inning

Brendan Donovan doubled and scored when Nootbaar’s infield single resulted in a throwing error. Gorman adopted with a two-out RBI single.

De La Cruz minimize the result in 6-3 along with his eighth-inning homer and Arraez minimize it to 6-4 along with his RBI double within the ninth.

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