The Cardinals had been near finishing a mixed no-hitter Monday.
Dakota Hudson pitched 6 2/Three no-hit innings, strolling 4 batters and hanging out seven, earlier than he handed it over to the bullpen. Brewers catcher Yasmani Grandal finally spoiled the Cardinals’ efforts with a two-out double within the eighth inning.
However St. Louis nonetheless pulled off a 3-Zero win and now has a slight benefit within the Nationwide League Central.
The Cardinals are 1/2-game in entrance of the Cubs and three video games forward of the Brewers.
The pitching workers acquired some assist offensively as three completely different batters drove in runs, together with shortstop Paul DeJong, who blasted a homer within the sixth inning.
Hudson earned the win and Andrew Miller was given the save whereas Milwaukee righty Zach Davies was tagged with the loss.
Studs of the Evening
Nick Dini hit his first profession dwelling run and it got here instantly after Nicky Lopez knocked one out of the park.
Asdrubal Cabrera hit the final of the Nationals 4 homers and drove in 5 runs as they beat the Pirates, 13-0.
Duds of the Evening
The Rays’ Willy Adames and Kevin Kiermaier each went Zero for Four in a 9-Three loss to the Mariners.
Albert Pujols capped off the Angels’ five-run first inning towards the Rangers with this homer.
Yeah, this was cool.
Giants (63-62) at Cubs (66-58), 8:05 p.m. ET – The race for the highest spot within the NL Central is heating up and the Cubs will attempt to bump the Cardinals from the highest spot after they begin a three-game collection towards the Giants on Tuesday. Chicago will begin Cole Hamels (6-4, 3.69 ERA) and San Francisco will go together with Tyler Beede (3-7, 5.77).