St. Louis slugger Paul Goldschmidt clubbed three home runs on Friday night, leading the Cardinals to a 9-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.
Goldschmidt entered the game hitting .359 with a 1.114 OPS against the Brewers in his career. He’s a career .407 hitter with a 1.271 OPS in Milwaukee.
Freddy Peralta fell behind 3-0 in the first inning but the Brewers managed to tie the game 3-3 when Ryan Braun clubbed a three run homer off of Cardinals starter Jack Flaherty.
Peralta allowed singles to Flaherty and Matt Carpenter to start the fourth inning and Brewers skipper Craig Counsell had seen enough. Matt Albers came on and held the Cardinals to a single run for a 4-3 St. Louis lead. [Read more…]