Card relief, rookie manager gets hot on the mound with victory

ST. Louis (AP) — Cardinals rescuer Henesis Cabrera frustratedly slammed the ball into the ground when he was removed from the match on Friday night, just before St. Louis beat Cincinnati 7-3, manager Oliver. It showed a severe reaction from Marmol. Reds.

Cabrera was pulled after giving up a series of hits to start nine times. As Marmor approached the mound, he fired the ball, guiding the rookie skipper to grab Cabrera and be honest with his face.

“Your ego can’t prevent you from becoming a professional,” Marmol said. “I’ve known him for a long time. He’ll be fine. We have a good veteran group to deal with it. Kids are competitors, he wants to be there. I can’t blame him for that. “

Veteran slugger Albert Pujols spoke to Cabrera while the pitcher was sitting on the bench. Standing in front of him, Pujols struck Cabrera twice on his hat before leaving.

All-star relief Ryan Helsley won his eighth save when he made Brandon Drury pop out in the center field with his base loaded.

Nolan Gorman hit a Cardinals tiebreaker home run and Brendan Donovan drove in three runs. St. Louis stopped skid in two games and improved to 4-4 on the longest 10-game home stand of the season.

Cincinnati won 6 out of 7 times, the first consecutive victory of the season. The Reds in the last place swept Tampa Bay at home and took two of the three on the road from the major league leaders the New York Yankees.

Andre Parante (3-4) was his first win since June 10th, allowing 3 runs and 6 hits in 5 innings. He hit 5 and walked 3.

Gorman defeated 3 all-ties with a drive from fellow rookie hunter greene (3-2), who leads the 4th inning. He had two out of 24 games in more than eight previous games before unloading for his ninth home run this year.

“I changed things a bit,” Gorman said. “I had nothing to lose in that turn at bat. It felt really good to hit the barrel against the ball and take it out.”

Marmol was impressed with how Gorman treated himself during the slump.

“No matter how he goes, he’s the same guy, he comes every day and works hard,” Marmol said. “He’s still approaching it in a really positive way.”

Corey Dickerson added the RBI single in the 6th inning.

Donovan, who had been slowing down due to the flu, hit a two-run single in the seventh inning to make it 7-3. He also had a sacrifice fly first.

“I’m still looking for ways to grow and improve,” Donovan said. “But I’m happy with how I compete.”

Dylan Carlson walked three times and doubled the RBI the second time.

Cincinnati scored two goals in the opening inning with Kyle Farmer’s single. Joey Votto had the third RBI single.

The green allowed 5 hits and 4 runs in 5 innings. He hit 6 and walked 3.

“It’s just a small part of the pitch that wasn’t run,” Green said. “It’s going to happen, so they put in the capital.”

Big chance

The Cardinals will play 48 of the following 69 games against the team that is currently losing records. St. Louis is 26-13 against less than .500 opponents this season.

2 to 1

St. Louis made the 104th double play, the highest in Major League Baseball, to finish the second.

Trainers room

Reds: RHP Tyler Mahle remained in Cincinnati and threw to the side. He is expected to return to the team after the All-Star break. Mare was put on the 15-day injured list on July 5 due to tension in his right shoulder.

Cardinal: RHP Dakota Hudson performed a 15-day IL with neck tension. He lost to the Dodgers 4-0 on Thursday, allowing 4 runs and 6 hits in 62/3 innings and ERA 6-6 at 4.10. Marmol has shown that Hudson is touting the neck problem in his last two starts. … OF / INF Juan Yepez was added to the disabled list for 10 days due to tension in his right forearm. Yepes recorded .254 on Thursday with 11 home runs and 27 RBIs, 2-0.


Cincinnati LHP Nick Rodro (2-2, 4.44 ERA) will face RHP Miles Micolas (6-7, 2.62) in the middle game of the series on Saturday afternoon. Rodro, the seventh overall pick in the 2019 draft from TCU, has not pitched more than six in any of the five starts of the season. Micolas allowed the Reds to hit 12 home runs in 55 innings.


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