Gorman leads Cardinals in 2-1 win over Reds, 13 wins in 18 games

2023-05-25 20:26:01

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nolan Gorman hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning and scored on a wild pitch as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Thursday for their 13th victory in 18 games. .

Miles Mikolas (3-1) won his third straight start, allowing five hits in seven shutout innings, matching his season bests. He also struck out five and walked no one.

Giovany Gallegos gave up a two-out RBI single off Stuart Fairchild in the ninth but ended up striking out Luke Maile for his fifth save in six chances.

St. Louis (23-29), which has rebounded from a 10-24 start, rested stars Paul Goldschmidt, Nolan Arenado and Willson Contreras but still managed to split the four-game series.

Cincinnati (21-29), bottom of the NL Central, has lost seven of 10.

For the Cardinals, Colombian Óscar Mercado 4-0. The Venezuelan Juan Yépez from 3-1.

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