St. Louis 11, Kansas City 8

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, June 24, 2012 2:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 96°
Umpires - Home Plate - Joe West, First Base - Sam Holbrook, Second Base - Mike Estabrook, Third Base - Rob Drake,
Attendance - 29063

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
St. Louis 3 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 11 8 1
Kansas City 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 2 8 14 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
St. Louis 38-35 17-16 21-19 W3
Kansas City 31-39 11-23 20-16 L3

Recap


Cardinals 11, Royals 8:
Carlos Beltran and Yadier Molina homered as visiting St. Louis swept the I-70 series and put together their first three-game win streak in a month.

The Cards scored 30 runs in the series. David Freese’s RBI single in the seventh off Tim Collins (4-2) broke a 6-6 tie, and St. Louis plated four in the eighth to break it open.

Beltran’s three-run homer in the first was his 20th, tying him with Ryan Braun for the NL lead. Beltran had eight RBIs in the series, his first in the city where his major-league career began.

Mike Moustakas homered twice and Jeff Francoeur and Billy Butler had one each for the Royals, who had won seven of nine until the Cards came to town.

Cards starter Lance Lynn and Royals starter Jonathan Sanchez each gave up six earned runs without getting out of the sixth inning. Victor Marte (1-1) earned the win in relief.

GAME NOTEBOOK: It was 96 degrees at first pitch. … Cardinals OF Matt Holliday, who came in batting .552 over his previous seven games, doubled, walked twice, scored twice and drove in two runs.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
St. Louis   Kansas City
Lance Lynn Player Jonathan Sanchez
No Decision W/L No Decision
5.1 IP 5.2
2 Strikeouts 3
9 Hits 4
10.12 ERA 9.53
Hitting
St. Louis   Kansas City
Allen Craig Player Mike Moustakas
2 Hits 3
2 RBI 3
0 HR 2
3 TB 9
.500 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
St. Louis 8 2 18 .242 10 3 10 9 1 1
Kansas City 14 4 29 .359 13 6 8 2 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Tampa Bay. The Royals have a W/L % of .469 after a win and .421 after a loss.
  • St. Louis will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .541 after a win and .500 after a loss.