Stephen shines at the plate and mound against the Dodgers
Stephen Cross didn't feel much like getting out on Monday, tallying four homers and leading St. Louis to a 9-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cross homered twice in the second inning and homered once in the second and third innings.
The Cardinals secured the victory thanks to six runs in the first inning. The rally was led by home runs by Stephen Cross along with three doubles and an error on a ball put in play by LA.
S. Cross got the win for St. Louis. He surrendered two runs on three hits over three innings, striking out nine and walking one.
Evan Cross took the loss for Los Angeles Dodgers. He lasted three innings, allowing 12 hits and nine runs while striking out eight and walking zero.
The Cardinals totaled 12 hits.
The Cardinals (1-0) now face their rival Cubs on the road as they seek their second victory of the year!
The Dodgers (0-1) will look to bounce back vs. the Phillies as they look to avoid two straight losses and possible elimination from the playoffs.