One of the few things Matt Holliday has excelled at more than hitting against his old team is hitting at his old home.
When he does both for the Cardinals the Rockies really shudder.
As part of a muscular display of offense by the Cardinals’ lineup Holliday who debuted and first starred with Colorado reveled in the free-range openness of Coors Field thumping his first ballclub with four hits and three RBIs.
The Cardinals romped for an 11-4 victory that vaulted them back alone into first place in the National League Central and put them within a game of the best record in the National League. Holliday reached base all five times he came to the plate clubbed his 30th double hit his 20th home run and tossed in two pivotal catches in left field for embroidery on his complete game.
“I’ve obviously played a lot of games here” Holliday deadpanned.
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