Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Cards Win 2 of 3 with White-washings of Padres
June 5, 1970 at St. Louis – Mike Torrez (5-6) and Pat Dobson (3-6) locked horns in a dandy pitcher’s duel. Joe Hague’s (5) solo shot in the 2nd inning was the only tally in a 1-0 Cardinals win.
June 6, 1970 at St. Louis – Steve Carlton (5-5) evened his 1970 record with a CG, 7-hit, 4-0 shutout over the Padres. Lou Brock (3) smashed 3 hits, including a solo HR in the 7th. Dick Allen (15) also went deep in the 7th. Steve Huntz contributed 3 hits for the Friars.
June 7, 1970 at St. Louis – Danny Coombs (1-4) turned the tables on Bob Gibson (8-3) and the Redbirds with his first W of the year. Coombs tossed 6 innings, yielding just 1 run before tiring in the 8th. San Diego won the series finale 8-5. Al Fererra led the Friars offense, diving in two with 3 hits. Jose Arcia also chipped in 3 hits.