Recap - Mookie Gets Sox Rolling Over Cards

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

The Red Sox used a pair of home runs and took advantage of some sloppy Cardinals fielding in a 6-3 win at Busch Stadium Tuesday night.

Eduardo Rodriguez tossed six innings to earn the win, improving his record to 2-1.

Craig Kimbrel picked up his twelfth save of the year with a clean ninth inning.

Photo courtesy of the Boston Red Sox
Mookie Betts (pictured) started the Boston scoring with a leadoff home run in the top of the first inning, his seventh of the year. Teammate Jackie Bradley Jr. followed with a solo shot of his own an inning later to give the Red Sox a 2-0 lead.

After the Cardinals took a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the third inning, the Red Sox responded with two runs in both the fifth and eighth innings to seal the win.

JBJ led the Red Sox with a pair of hits. Andrew Benintendi's slump continued with an 0-2 night but he did walk and score a run.

The Red Sox and Cardinals both wore 1967 throwback uniforms in recognition of the 50th anniversary of their World Series meeting that season.

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