Cards End Trip With A Blast
The top three hitters in the Cardinals lineup provided six hits including three home runs. Carlos Beltran belted a two run shot in the first inning. Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday hit solo shots in the sixth inning. The Cardinals beat the Royals 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Rookie pitcher Tyler Lyons won for the second time on this road trip. Lyons worked seven innings and only gave up 2 hits and 1 run. The Cardinals have baseball’s best record at 34-17. The Royals now come to St.Louis for a two game series that begins on Wednesday night at Busch Stadium. Michael Wacha will make his big league debut in Thursday’s game with the Royals.