Sunday, June 11, 2017

1987 Topps #63 Fred Toliver

Cardinals 7, Phillies 0
Game 60 - Saturday Afternoon, June 10th in St. Louis
Record - 21-39, 5th place, 16 1/2 games behind the Nationals

One Sentence Summary:  Carlos Martinez pitched a complete game shutout for the Cardinals, limiting the Phillies to just four hits.

What It Means:  Their four-game winning streak is now a distant memory and the Phillies are now in the middle of a four-game losing streak.

What Happened:  Two of the four hits were provided by Tommy Joseph. Nick Pivetta (5 innings, 4 runs on 4 hits) and Jeanmar Gomez (1 inning, 3 runs on 2 hits) were the Cardinals' victims in this game.

Featured Card:  Nick Pivetta picked off two baserunners in the first inning, becoming the first right-handed Phillies pitcher with two pick-offs in the same game since Freddie Toliver did it on August 20, 1987.  And now you know.  (Via Matt Gelb on Twitter.)

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