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2012 St. Louis Cardinals
2012 St. Louis Cardinals / Franchise: St. Louis Cardinals / BR Team Page
Managed by Mike Matheny
History, Comments, Contributions
On July 27th, the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals hit homers in the first 5 innings in a game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Matt Holliday hit one in the 1st, Yadier Molina had a two-run shot in the 2nd, Lance Berkman in the 3rd, Matt Carpenter in the 4th to break a 6-6 tie, and Allen Craig in the 5th for the killer blow in a 9-6 win. Travis Wood allowed all five homers, tying a Cubs franchise record. No team had hit home runs in each of the first 5 innings of a game since the Houston Astros on October 2, 2004.
Awards and Honors
- All-Stars: Carlos Beltran, David Freese, Rafael Furcal, Lance Lynn and Yadier Molina
- NL Gold Glove Award: Yadier Molina (C)