Nolan Gorman went 4-for-4 with two solo homers and four RBIs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 Tuesday night to share the lead in the NL Central.
The Cardinals and Brewers are 39-31 after splitting the first two games of the four-game series. St. Louis ended the Brewers’ four-game win streak.
Gorman broke the tie at 2 and put the Cardinals ahead for good with a home run to center field off Chi Chi Gonzalez (0-1) in the fourth inning. He extended a 4-2 lead with a drive over the right-field fence off Miguel Sanchez in the seventh.
Since making his Major League debut on May 20, Gorman has 6 home runs in 29 games. His first five went over 400 feet, including his 428 homer in the fourth. The streak ended with his 396-foot drive in the seventh.
For the Cardinals, Venezuelan Juan Yépez 4-0 with an RBI.
For the Brewers, Dominican Willy Adames 4-1 with a home run, a run scored and two RBIs. The Mexican Luis Urías 4-2.