Tip-Off for 10/9/12 (featuring The Roots): Cardinals and Orioles pull even with Game 2 victories

Posted in Blogroll on October 9th, 2012 by Ron Glover

(Associated Press)

Carlos Beltran hit two of the Cardinals four home runs in a 12-4 win.

Last night the Baltimore Orioles and St. Louis Cardinals displayed the kind of fight that landed them in the postseason. Orioles closer Jim Johnson bounced back from a terrible outing in Game 1 to shut down the Yankees to preserve a 3-2 win.

The Cardinals offense finally got going. Led by centerfielder Carlos Beltran, St.Louis evened up their best of five series with the Washington Nationals in a 12-4 victory.

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