The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals are tied 6-6 after six innings on Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. With Kansas City starter Jonathan Sanchez struggling with his command, St. Louis has managed to put up six runs despite knocking only four hits.
Sanchez lasted just 5.2 innings for the Royals, but he managed to walk six batters and allow a pair of home runs. Mike Moustakas has a couple of homers for Kansas Cit, one of four Royals hitters with two hits on the day, but the Cardinals have come through with timely hits.
All four of the Cardinals hits on the day have been extra base hits: a first-inning homer by Carlos Beltran, a first-inning double by Allen Craig, a second-inning double by Matt Holliday and a sixth-inning homer by Yadier Molina. Sanchez made numerous mistakes on the day, and the Cardinals took advantage of them early, but Lance Lynn hasn't been at his best, either.
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