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7/22/18 MLBVOICE.COMImage result for cardinal bird flying, gif  W/MARY CLAUSENImage result for cardinal bird flying, gif

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Image result for cardinal bird flying, gif OUR RECORD? 50-48 PCT? .510 WE’RE IN: THIRD PLACE & GB? 7.5 WCGB? 4.5 MORE? CLICK OUT MLB.COM 2018 STANDINGS

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“You can’t hit and think at the same time.”     

YOGI BERRA

GAME ONE: STL @ CHC – 12:05 PM CDT

SAT 7/21/18 FINAL: STL 2 @ CHC 7

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R H E   7/21/18  GAME THREE/FIVE

STL  2 2 0 

CHC  7 11 1 WP: CHATWOOD 4-5 , LP: WEAVER 5-9

A feast or famine offense – that’s how we’ve been playing baseball this season. Friday FINAL SCORE: STL18-5. and Saturday Game One of the day/night doubleheader FINAL SCORE: CHC7-2. Two runs on two hits. 

Game One was all Cubbies — Chicago takes back the momentum. It was nice to have; even for that short time! They got all the hits, made the plays and pitched they needed to get the W. We lacked in offense and pitching (especially the ‘pen). The bullpen has now allowed a run in seven consecutive games and has given up 38 over the last nine games.

Matt Carpenter continued to be hot though. He homered again. His fifth straight game!

And there was another bright spot. We had zero errors! Hey, maybe another MLB team will take over that coveted MLB Highest # of Errors record. We can only hope!

 

GAME TWO: STL @ CHC – 6:15 PM CDT

SATURDAY @ CHC GAME TWO: MATT CARPENTER!

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 SAT 7/21/18  #THATSAWINNER!!                  FINAL: STL 6 @ CHC 3     SERIES TALLY:   2-2           CLICK OUT CARDINALS.COM GAME WRITE-UP 

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R H E   7/21/18  GAME FOUR/FIVE 

STL  6 10 1 WP: TUIVAILALA 2-3, SV: NORRIS 18 LP: WILSON 3-3

CHC  3 7 0 

CHICAGO — WRIGLEY FIELD:    41,244       72  degrees, overcast

This was a must-win game. Whew! Boy, did we need this W!

Hello Matt Carpenter! Homered again – that’s six straight games! He’s hit 11 out of last 20. But, he had some help in this one. Paulie-D (DeJong) delivered the go-ahead run to get offense going in our 3-run ninth. Yairo Munoz and Tommy Pham contributed too!

Keep wondering: What would we do without RHP Jordan Hicks and RHP Bud Norris? Bullpen really came through in this one! Hicks got Holland out of a heap of trouble in the 6th and Norris shut the door tight in the ninth. Nice work, guys! The Cub bullpen outpitched ours early on but it was awesome to see our bullpen finally come through like they did. Nice!

STARTER TOTALS – JOHN GANT, PITCHES/STRIKES: 82/55, IP 5.0, H4, R0, K2, BB3, HR0, ERA 3.17

PITCHER TOTALS/STL USED  PITCHERS: H7, R3, K3, BB7, HR0

OFFENSE: #STL Kd:  7  #BIRDS STRANDED/BAGS:  10

RBI: DEJONG 2 (21), CARPENTER (53), MUNOZ (26), PHAM 2 (41)        

HR/STL: 1! CARPENTER  (7TH INNING 0 ON 2 OUT)  HR/CHC: —

HOUSEKEEPING STATS: FIELDING E: DEJONG (8, FIELDING), DP: NORRIS/WONG/CARPENTER

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WHAT’S NEXT? SUNDAY – GAME ON! STL 50-48 @ CHC 57-40  7/22/18: 1:20 PM CDT, CLICK OUT WRIGLEY FIELD PREGAME:  STL RHP  Miles Mikolas 10-3 2.79 ERA faces CHC LHP Jose Quintana 8-6 3.96 ERA. LISTEN: KMOX 1120 AM WATCH: FS-M.  5 OF 5

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REDBIRD SKIPPER TALKIN’ BASEBALL, GAME TWO – “You talk about big hit after big hit after big hit,” marveled interim manager Mike Shildt. “That’s huge. One swing of the bat, it’s 3-2 and now you’re a swing away from being tied again. That’s a mental lift right there, for sure.”

 

PAUSE & PRAY W/MARY ON SUNDAY – TIME TO REST!

“Trust takes time. If you don’t invest it, then you don’t get it.”   —Anonymous

Dejanos Rezar! Say what? Let us Pray! I pray to be worthy of someone else’s trust today. Having trust feeds the spirit.

OKAY, WE’VE PRAYED – NOW WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO?

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