2019 rewind: A Wrigley Field sweep as Cards finish off the Cubs

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
2019 rewind: A Wrigley Field sweep as Cards finish off the Cubs
2019 rewind: A Wrigley Field sweep as Cards finish off the Cubs

Hall of Famer Rick Hummel picks 20 games that defined the St. Louis Cardinals 2019 season. We are presenting highlights of those games in chronological order. Today we cover a four-game sweep in Chicago that was the key to the season. Sept. 19. Matt Carpenter homers in 10th for 5-4 win. Flaherty pitches eight stellar innings, strikes out eight as Cardinals widen their lead (eventually) on Cubs with a 5-4 victory in the 10th inning. But Wong sustained a left hamstring injury. Sept. 20. Yadier Molina drives in two in 2-1 win. Sept, 21 Molina and DeJong hit back-to-back homers off Craig Kimbrel in ninth for 9-8 win. On the first two pitches of the ninth inning, the Cardinals hit back-to-back

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