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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