The St. Louis Cardinals lose to the Kansas City Royals 7-1

The Cardinals were eliminated in the first seven rounds in just four strokes in losing the opening game of a two-game series against the Royal Family.

Kansas City, Missouri – Tuesday Match Report: Royals 7, Cardinals 1

It was another night the Cardinals struggled on Tuesday night in Kansas City.

They were eliminated in the first seven rounds in just four strokes in losing the opening game of a two-game series against the Royals. It was the seventh time in the last 10 games that the Cardinal scored twice or less.

Here’s how the game fell apart:

In the dish: The Cardinals finished with six hits, recording their only run in the eighth when Tommy Adman picked, Paul Goldschmidt marched, and Tyler O’Neill got RBI’s lead single. He’s back in the lineup after being knocked out on Monday’s game…The only hit to the extra base was Nolan Arenado’s double in the fourth game…Dylan Carlson slipped to ninth, making it to base twice in one walk and once.

on the heap: Dakota Hudson gave up nine strokes over six innings, but was able to take the Palace Royals over three runs. He walked twice and hit four… TJ McFarland put Hudson back with an eighth-place runner and allowed that race to score, plus another run. satisfaction.

Basic stats: Three of the Cardinals’ main players—O’Neal, Carlson and Paul Dejung—finished the game with an under-200 average. Cory Dickerson, who was the first DH against the right throw, also made an under-200.

not worth anything Cardinals put Edmundo Sosa on the list of those infected with the Covid virus, while bowler Stephen Matz on the list of victims Tuesday. Memphis’s Juan Yepez and Bucky Naughton have been called, although the Yepez—who hit Homer his ninth with the Redbirds during their daytime game on Tuesday—didn’t make it to Kansas City in time for Tuesday night’s game. Naughton was picked on Monday when the rosters were reduced from 28 to 26 players… Yadier Molina was in the original line-up for Tuesday night’s game but got scraped by a non-COVID illness. He is expected to play on Wednesday… Drew VerHagen kicked off his rehab start in Memphis, throwing 27 throws in 1 and 2/3 innings. It has not been decided whether he will start again at Triple A or join the Major League club.

I look ahead: The start time for Wednesday’s game has been moved from 6:10 p.m. to 12:10 p.m. due to the threat of bad weather Wednesday night in Kansas City. Adam Wainwright is set to start.

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