Cardinals 3-1 Orioles (May 21, 2024) Game Recap

ST. LOUIS — — Nolan Gorman homered and drove in all three St. Louis runs, and Lance Lynn pitched six stable innings to assist the Cardinals beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Wednesday afternoon.

The sport was suspended due to rain after a 91-minute delay Tuesday evening with the groups tied 1-1 in the course of the sixth inning.

Lynn (2-2) allowed one unearned run on two hits and struck out 5 whereas pitching six innings for the primary time since tossing seven innings on April 16 at Oakland.

“It is completely different,” Lynn mentioned about incomes the win on a day after he pitched. “Final evening, I threw the ball effectively. I used to be in a great spot to maintain going, however rain mentioned in any other case.”

Andrew Kittredge and JoJo Romero mixed to pitch two innings of scoreless reduction. Ryan Helsley pitched the ninth to earn his fifteenth save to tie Guardians pitcher Emmanuel Clase for the key league lead.

Jacob Webb (0-3) walked Alec Burleson within the backside of the sixth, and Gorman blasted his eighth house run of the season off left-handed reliever Keegan Akin to place St. Louis forward 3-1.

“Huge left on left homer there,” Cardinals supervisor Oliver Marmol mentioned. “He took a very nice swing to get us up after which our pen did an exceptional job of ending that sport. JoJo did his job, Kittredge and Helsley closing the door there. It was a extremely good begin yesterday to offer us a shot to be in place to win at this time.”

Kyle Bradish allowed one run on 4 hits in 5 innings. He struck out six.

“We had three hits,” Orioles supervisor Brandon Hyde mentioned. “It is arduous to win if you solely have three hits.”

The Orioles capitalized on an error within the prime of the fifth inning to tie the sport at 1. Kyle Stowers reached base on a ball that bounced off Gorman’s glove for an error and scored on Jorge Mateo’s double to left discipline.

Masyn Winn prolonged his hitting streak to 12 video games with a double down the fitting discipline line within the backside of the fourth.

Gorman hit an RBI double to heart discipline that bounced off Mateo’s glove on the warning monitor to offer St. Louis a 1-0 lead within the second.


Cardinals: RHP Keynan Middleton (proper forearm flexor pressure) is scheduled to pitch in consecutive video games for Double-A Springfield on Wednesday or Thursday. The Cardinals might activate him from the injured checklist previous to Friday evening’s sport in opposition to the Chicago Cubs.


Cardinals RHP Kyle Gibson (3-2, 4.09 ERA) will face former teammate LHP John Means (2-0, 3.06 ERA) in his first begin in opposition to the Orioles since departing as a free agent after the 2023 season Wednesday.