Cat crashes Cardinals, Royals MLB game

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The fan lost it somewhere around the City Garden and hasn't been seen since. He reached base three times Wednesday night with two walks and a hit, upping his average to.253 and his on-base percentage to.388. The very next pitch, Yadier Molina knocked the ball out of the park for a grand slam, giving the Cardinals an ultimate win.

The Rally Cat that delayed the Cardinals' win over the Royals is still enjoying its 15 minutes of fame - wherever it is.

It marked the first time St. Louis (59-56) slugged slams in consecutive games since August 31-Sept.

"I'm not a cat person but I sure liked that one", Cardinals manager Mike Matheny told reporters.

Cat crashes Cardinals, Royals MLB game
Cat crashes Cardinals, Royals MLB game

NATIONALS 10, MARLINS 1 Ryan Zimmerman had four run-scoring hits, including two solo home runs, drove in five runs and became the franchise's all-time RBI leader as host Washington defeated Miami. But everything changed when a feisty four-legged feline darted onto the field from the visitors' dugout (on the third-base side) and zoomed into the outfield. Feliz came in and coughed up a single to Tommy Pham, then walked DeJong to set the stage for Fowler. The Cardinals also have tied Milwaukee for second place, thanks to the Brewers' 4-0 loss Wednesday night to Minnesota. Whit Merrifield had four hits and Melky Cabrera homered and drove in three runs.

Trevor Rosenthal has his swagger back, regaining his old job as closer. That could be the case again today with Hammel on the mound for Kansas City. As the crowd in St. Louis goes absolutely insane, the announcers just groan and say "oh no" in unison.

After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2010 a year ago, St. Louis entered 2017 as a forgotten competitor in an NL Central expected to be dominated again by the defending world champion Cubs.

Kansas City got to Leake right off the bat.