Arenado Homers in 3rd Straight, Cards Sweep Royals

KANSAS CITY – Nolan Arenado homered for the third straight game, Tyler O’Neill hit one right after him and the St. Louis Cardinals completed an in-state sweep of the Kansas City Royals 7-2. In the second inning, Arenado and O’Neill hit back-to-back homers for the second time in three games. Arenado’s was a two-run blast for his 25th and O’Neill powered his 432 feet over the center field wall for his 20th and a seven-run lead. The 30-year-old Arenado went 5 for 12 with three home runs, nine RBIs and four runs in the series.

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