Cardinals Get Shut Out

By Megan Rice | mrice@kolr10.com

Published 07/19 2014 09:34PM

Updated 07/19 2014 09:39PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo--The Springfield cardinals are now 10 games below .500 with a 44-54 record. Saturday they had a chance to inch closer to winning record with a home game against the Naturals.

It was season 10 replica ring night at the ballpark

And the defense was good for the Cardinals early. First inning Angel Franco grounds out to Patrick Wisdom. Wisdom makes the play to get the cards out of a jam.

Still 0-0 in the Second. And Mike Mayers keeps it that way. He strikes out Cheslor Cuthbert to end the second.

To the fourth what haven't the Cards defense shown you yet, how bout a diving catch by Rafael Ortega on a Micha Gibbs pop up.

Nats would break through in the fifth though, Franco laces a triple to the right field wall. Ethan chapman scores from first. 1-0 nats lead.

Later in the fifth Orlando Calixte sac fly brings in Franco.

As the Nats win, 2-0 the final.

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