It’s the raw deal that keeps on haunting the Rockies.
Cardinals star third baseman Nolan Arenado blasted his former team Wednesday night, coming up a triple short of the cycle in the Redbirds’ 9-5 victory at Coors Field.
Future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols rapped out four hits and also came up a triple short of the cycle as St. Louis battered Colorado pitching for 18 hits, much to the delight of the red-hued crowd of 35,164. Shortstop Paul DeJong tied a career-high with four hits.
The Rockies made some noise late, scoring three runs on five hits off reliever Chris Stratton, but it was too little, too late.
Colorado, last in the National League West, fell to 6-14 since the All-Star break. The Cardinals, leaders of the NL Central, improved to 9-2 in their last 11 games.
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