Hudson, Cardinals Combine to Stop Giants' 6-Game Win Streak

By DAVID SOLOMON, Related Press

Dakota Hudson and a quartet of relievers mixed to assist the St. Louis Cardinals cease San Francisco’s six-game profitable streak, blanking the Giants 4-0 on Saturday.

The Cardinals pitched their sixth shutout of the season. The Los Angeles Angels started the day with a significant league-leading seven shutouts.

Yadier Molina doubled, singled and scored a run. He opened the second with a double off the highest of the right-center area wall for his 2,128th profession hit, transferring him previous Mike Piazza for sixth most amongst catchers.

St. Louis led 1-0 within the fifth when the Giants put runners at first and third with two outs. Molina threw out Joc Pederson attempting to steal second to finish the inning.

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Tommy Edman homered because the Cardinals received for the second time in seven video games. St. Louis has homered in 10 straight video games.

Hudson (3-2) labored round 5 hits and two walks in 5 innings. Génesis Cabrera, Andre Pallante, Ryan Helsley and Giovanny Gallegos teamed as much as pitch the ultimate 4 innings.

Helsley took over for Pallante with the bases loaded and one out within the seventh. He bought Brandon Belt to floor right into a double play to guard a 2-0 lead.

Helsley, who made his first look since Might 6, has thrown 15 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings relationship to final Aug. 7.

Jakob Junis (1-1) allowed two runs on six hits and struck out three in 5 2/3 innings in his second begin of the season. San Francisco has misplaced 9 of its final 12 video games in St. Louis.

Edman’s fourth residence run of the season within the fifth gave the Cardinals residence runs in a season-best 10 straight video games.

Brendan Donovan doubled residence Molina for an early lead.

Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado hit RBI doubles off former Cardinals pitcher John Brebbia within the seventh.

San Francisco traded utilityman Mauricio Dubón to Houston for minor league catcher Michael Papierski, who will report back to Triple-A Sacramento. The Giants recalled infielder Donovan Walton from Sacramento previous to the sport. Walton, who was acquired from Seattle on Wednesday, began at second base and hit a double within the seventh inning.

Giants: INF Tommy La Stella (proper Achilles irritation) went 2 for five with a grand slam with Triple-A Sacramento within the seventh sport of his rehab task.

Cardinals: Activated RHP Drew VerHagen (proper hip impingement) from the injured checklist and optioned LHP Packy Naughton to Triple-A Memphis.

The Cardinals will activate RHP Adam Wainwright (3-3, 3.18 ERA) off the COVID-19 injured checklist to start out Sunday evening within the closing sport of the three-game sequence. The Giants will begin LHP Carlos Rodón (4-1, 1.80 ERA) who’s 1-2 with a 4.15 ERA in three profession begins towards St. Louis.

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