Rehabbing Major Leaguer Helps Corpus Christi Top Cards

by Springfield Cardinals Media Relations

Rehabbing Astros CF George Springer hit two home runs to help power the Corpus Christi Hooks (1-2, 34-38) six-homer night, topping the Springfield Cardinals (0-3, 30-43), 10-2, on Thursday evening.

DECISIONS:
W: RHP Cristian Javier (3-2)
L: RHP Tommy Parsons (1-1)

MOMENTS THAT MATTERED:
-Hooks 1B Seth Beer provided an early 2-0 lead with a two-run blast in the bottom of the first.

-Corpus Christi added to the lead with three solo home runs from 2B Anibal Sierra, rehabbing Astros CF George Springer and Beer in the third, making it 5-0.

-A three-run shot by Springer and a solo home run from RF Ronnie Dawson in the fourth made it 9-0.

-Beer struck again with an RBI single in the sixth, before the Cardinals got on the board in the eighth with an RBI fielder’s choice from LF Justin Toerner and an RBI double by RF Johan Mieses, making it 10-2.

NOTABLES:
-RF Johan Mieses went 1×4 with an RBI double and is 5×15 with one homer, one double and three RBIs on the trip so far.

-2B Jose Martinez extended a hitting streak to three games with a 2×4 night and has five hits in his last two games alone.

-LHP Jacob Patterson struck out the side in his lone inning of work in the bottom of the eighth.

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