The hot streak keeps on rolling!
Nolan Arenado‘s 21st home run of the season was a big one, as he launched a three-run shot to left field, giving the Cardinals a 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. It was the Cardinals’ fourth win in a row. Not only that, but they leaped over the Pirates in the National League Central and gained a game up on the Brewers.
Arenado’s homer off A.J. Puk (4-4) was his first walk-off home run since Aug. 14, 2019 and the fourth of his career.
JoJo Romero (2-0) pitched a perfect 10th for the Cardinals, who have won four straight games.The Marlins have lost five straight, matching a season high from May 2-6.
Cardinals starter Jordan Montgomery threw 92 pitches in his first appearance since a July 7 start was cut short by right hamstring tightness. He allowed one run and six hits, struck out five and walked two.