White Sox beat Rangers in battle of division leaders, ace pitchers
Matt Holliday, Yadier Molina and Lance Berkman were part of St. Louis’ power show as the Cardinals became the first team in 8 years to hit a home run in each of the first five innings and went on to beat the Chicago Cubs 9-6 on Friday at Wrigley Field.
Matt Carpenter and Allen Craig also connected off Travis Wood (4-6), whose five homers allowed matched the Cubs record.
Carpenter put St. Louis ahead 7-6 when he homered on the first pitch of the fourth, and Craig homered in the fifth. The previous team to homer in each of the first five innings was Houston against Colorado on Oct. 2, 2004, according to STATS LLC.
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