Originally written on The Cardinal Nation blog  |  Last updated 9/17/13
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In addition to two good defensive plays Tuesday night, St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday crushed his 20th home run of the season in the sixth inning of his club’s one-sided offensive explosion against the Colorado Rockies in Denver. The opposite field shot came to earth in the Rockies bullpen. Earlier in the game, the 33-year-old smashed his 30th double in 2013, as well. In doing so, Holliday reached 30 doubles and 20 home runs for the eighth consecutive season, the last four-plus with St. Louis. In the process, Holliday became the seventh Cardinal in team history with four-plus seasons of 30 doubles and 20 home runs. St. Louis Cardinals, seasons with 30 doubles and 20 home runs 10 Stan Musial 10 Albert Pujols 5 Jim Edmonds 5 Ray Lankford 4+ Matt Holliday 4 Johnny Mize 4 Rogers Hornsby + The reason Holliday is “4+” is that he completed a 30/20 season in 2009 after being traded to the Cardinals mid-season. That year, he had 23 doubles and 11 homers with Oakland a...
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