1B/2B/3B STL
4 years ago

Matt Carpenter went 2-for-5 with a double, RBI and two runs scored as the Cardinals beat the Pirates 9-2 on Sunday.

Carpenter's seven-game hitting-streak was snapped during Saturday's 0-fer, but it didn't take him long to set the foundation for a new streak. St. Louis' leadoff man is slashing .316 /.386/.483. His batting average ranks sixth in the National League, while Carpenter has scored a league-leading 112 runs.