Saint Louis — Toronto remains undefeated at Busch Stadium III with 6-5 win over St Louis last night.
Pleasant Grove graduate Michael Wacha had another good outing throwing 6 innings 5 hits 2 earned runs 1 walk and 6 strikeouts. This was Wacha’s first career appearance against the Blue Jays. Also this marks his 56th time to go at least 6 innings in his 86th career start.
Michael left the game tied at 2-2 the Blue Jays took the lead in 7th on a wild play from Chris Coghlan. Coghlan scored on a triple from Kevin Pillar, Coghlan soared over Cardinals’ catcher Yadier Molina to score.
All it took was 11 innings, the world's best "slide" and a pinch-hit double from our pitcher but….
— Blue Jays (@BlueJays) April 26, 2017
Pitching in front of 40,000 at Busch Stadium Wacha threw 101 pitches in 6 innings 61 for strikes. The two run outing last night adds another good performance for Cardinals’ starters at Busch Stadium this season. Starters have allowed two or less runs in 9-10 home starts this season for St Louis.
Wacha, Wacha! A scoreless frame in the 6th for @MichaelWacha.
We are tied 2-2.
— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) April 26, 2017
Wacha remains undefeated at home this year earning a no decision last night. The Cardinals are the fourth team this year to commit four errors in game (MIL, WSH, SD).
Cardinal Jose Martinez hit his first career home run in the 7th to tie the game 4-4. Both he and his late father Carlos Martinez hit their first Major League home run against the Toronto Blue Jays (Jose, STL 4/25/2017; Carlos, CWS 5/27/1989)