The St. Louis Cardinals dropped their third straight game yesterday (Monday) with a 4-3 extra innings loss to the Washington Nationals.
Bud Norris gave up a two run homer to Bryce Harper in the ninth inning that sent the game into extra innings.
Then, in the 10th Redbirds reliever Chasen Shreve gave up a sacrifice fly to Harper that ended the game.
The Cardinals are just 1 game ahead of the Los Angles Dodgers for the second Wild Card Spot.
The Kansas City Royals blasted four home runs in a 5-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on the road yesterday (Monday). Royals starting pitcher Jakob Junis fired seven shutout innings, while rookie Ryan O’Hearn hit two of the Royals four home runs.