Cardinals jerseys blow early lead, lose series finale against Chicago
April 6, 2017 by Dave Riggert Leave a Comment
ST. LOUIS (AP) Cardinals jerseys catcher cheap Yadier Molina jersey and most everyone else at Busch Stadium laughed at the bizarre sight a ball somehow stuck to his chest protector , in plain view of everybody except him.
But the St. Louis star didn think it was so funny when asked if a foreign substance helped the thing cling.
I put anything on my chest protector to stick? Molina said. a dumb question. happened, it sure made for strange situation at Busch Stadium. And it was the key play that sent the Chicago Cubs jerseys past St. Louis 6 4 Thursday.
The Cardinals jerseys led 4 2 in the seventh inning when things turned kooky.
Pinch hitter cheap Matt Szczur jersey led off by striking out on a pitch from cheap Brett Cecil jersey that skipped in the dirt. The ball bounced into Molina protector and smack, it stayed there.
don know if they come out with Velcro on the protectors or it just a fuzzy baseball, Cubs jerseys manager Joe Maddon said. was definitely Velcro ed to his chest. Molina frantically looked for the ball, Szczur headed toward first base.
just mlb jerseys from china took off running, Szczur said. first base coach told me it was stuck to his stomach. I thought, What? the time Molina looked down and discovered the ball, it was too late, Szczur was safe. The Gold Glove catcher could only smile and fans in sellout crowd roared really, who ever seen such a thing?
haven seen that one before, Cardinals jerseys manager Mike Matheny said. have no idea what happened there. sometimes put pine tar somewhere on their uniforms, often around the shin guards, to help give them a better grip.
Molina was certain about one thing.
play changed everything, he said. we get that first out, everything changes. Szczur reached on what was scored as a wild pitch, the Cardinals jerseys lost their grip on this game.
After a walk, cheap Kyle Schwarber jersey hit a go ahead, three run homer. The Cubs jerseys added another run later in the inning against Cecil (0 1).
Schwarber, who injured his knee in an outfield collision in the third game last year and missed the rest of the regular season, enjoyed the big hit.
celebrated, I made it past the third game this year, Schwarber said. turned the horseshoe around. I turned it up so I could make it through. World Series champions won two in a row after losing to the Cards on opening night.
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