The Cardinals become the 11th team in MLB history to hit four consecutive home runs, blast the Phillies in the first inning

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Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia, St. Louis Cardinals He made history against right-hander Kyle Gibson. They became the eleventh team in history to score four consecutive home runs. Or, in a tongue-twisting way perhaps to say it, they passed from back to back to back.

The inning started innocently enough, as Gibson retired the first two hits before a single by Paul Goldschmidt. Then Nolan Arenado went to the yard and was working. Nolan Gorman, Juan Ypez and Dylan Carlson followed it up with their long balls:

As noted, this only happened 10 times before. Quick summary:

  • 2020 white socksAugust 16: Yoán Moncada, Yasmani Grandal, José Abreu, Eloy Jiménez
  • 2019 CitizensJune 9: Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton, Anthony Rendon
  • Nationals 2017, July 27: Brian Goodwin, Wilmer Defoe, Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman
  • 2010 DiamondbacksAugust 11: Adam LaRouche, Miguel Monteiro, Mark Reynolds, Stephen Drew
  • 2008 White Sox, August 14: Jim Thomey, Paul Conerco, Alexei Ramirez, Juan Uribe
  • 2007 red socksApril 22: Manny Ramirez, J.D. Drew, Mike Lowell, Jason Varitek
  • 2006 DodgersSeptember 18: Jeff Kent, J.D. Drew, Russell Martin, Marlon Anderson
  • 1964 twinsMay 2: Tony Oliva, Bob Alison, Jimmy Hall, Harmon Kelibro
  • 1963 Indians, July 31: Woody Heald, Pedro Ramos, Tito Francona, Larry Brown
  • 1961 braveJune 8: Eddie Matthews, Hank Aaron, Joe Adcock, Frank Thomas

There is potential for some trivia fun out there.

The Cardinals – who ended up winning Saturday’s game, 7-6, thanks to another Homer Arenado in the ninth inning – are tracking bruer With only one game in NL Central.

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