August 16, 2022

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The Cardinals become the 11th team in MLB history to hit four consecutive home runs, blast the Phillies in the first inning

The Cardinals become the 11th team in MLB history to hit four consecutive home runs, blast the Phillies in the first inning

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Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia, St. Louis Cardinals He made history against right-hander Kyle Gibson. They became the eleventh team in history to score four consecutive home runs. Or, in a tongue-twisting way perhaps to say it, they passed from back to back to back.

The inning started innocently enough, as Gibson retired the first two hits before a single by Paul Goldschmidt. Then Nolan Arenado went to the yard and was working. Nolan Gorman, Juan Ypez and Dylan Carlson followed it up with their long balls:

As noted, this only happened 10 times before. Quick summary:

  • 2020 white socksAugust 16: Yoán Moncada, Yasmani Grandal, José Abreu, Eloy Jiménez
  • 2019 CitizensJune 9: Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton, Anthony Rendon
  • Nationals 2017, July 27: Brian Goodwin, Wilmer Defoe, Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman
  • 2010 DiamondbacksAugust 11: Adam LaRouche, Miguel Monteiro, Mark Reynolds, Stephen Drew
  • 2008 White Sox, August 14: Jim Thomey, Paul Conerco, Alexei Ramirez, Juan Uribe
  • 2007 red socksApril 22: Manny Ramirez, J.D. Drew, Mike Lowell, Jason Varitek
  • 2006 DodgersSeptember 18: Jeff Kent, J.D. Drew, Russell Martin, Marlon Anderson
  • 1964 twinsMay 2: Tony Oliva, Bob Alison, Jimmy Hall, Harmon Kelibro
  • 1963 Indians, July 31: Woody Heald, Pedro Ramos, Tito Francona, Larry Brown
  • 1961 braveJune 8: Eddie Matthews, Hank Aaron, Joe Adcock, Frank Thomas

There is potential for some trivia fun out there.

The Cardinals – who ended up winning Saturday’s game, 7-6, thanks to another Homer Arenado in the ninth inning – are tracking bruer With only one game in NL Central.

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