Kolten Wong tried his darndest to win the St. Louis Cardinals their Opening Day recreation by himself.
Wong hammered two residence runs and drove in three runs, however the Cardinals fell to the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park this afternoon. Why is that information? As a result of Wong is essentially thought-about a defensive specialist. The 28-year-old hit simply 9 residence runs all final yr. He had simply 4 in 2017 and 5 in 2016.
His first homer of 2019 was an absolute bomb:
And he managed to get round on one other a couple of innings later:
Regardless of Wong’s heroics, the Cardinals misplaced 5-Four, although they virtually tied it with two outs within the high of the ninth. Jose Martinez pinch hit for Wong and drove a ball to deep heart. Sadly for St. Louis, Lorenzo Cain made the next play:
So the Cardinals open the season Zero-1, however Kolten Wong had a heck of a day within the course of.