Cardinals go over the plank once more: Oviedo wins in 14 begins after shedding 7-2 to Pittsburgh | St. Louis Cardinals
Until it is Wainwright’s turn, and that doesn’t happen until Thursday in Colorado, Shildt has little idea what to expect from his start pitching.
“It’s been like this for a while, yes, sir,” Shildt said. “We go into what we want to do with positive expectations and clarity. Yes, we have a man who has been constant for us in over a month. “
The Cardinals had no hit or base runner until seventh when Dylan Carlson cut a double inside the left field line against helper Duane Underwood Jr., who had replaced after the rain delay. A deep fly from Paul Goldschmidt brought Carlson to third place and another fly ball from Nolan Arenado interrupted the shutout.
There wasn’t much wrong with the cardinals’ situational blow on Sunday. After bringing Carlson home on the Seventh, they turned in Yadier Molina, who had opened eighth with a doubles. Tommy Edman’s Groundout got him up and Paul DeJong’s one-out single made it 7-2.
It was wrong that the Cardinals only had three hits. DeJong’s hit gave the Cardinals two runners with an out in eighth place, but pinch-hitters Matt Carpenter and Carlson struck.
Just nine days ago, the Memphis Redbirds AAA club scored five runs ahead of Kranick in five innings, then pitching for Indianapolis, including a three-run homer from Lars Nootbaar. On Sunday, Nootbaar said Kranick had changed things.