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Carpenter has 3 HRs, 2 2Bs as Cards roll

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CHICAGO (AP) Matt Carpenter hit three home runs and two doubles in just six innings, tying the major league record for extra-base hits in a game, and the St. Louis Cardinals hammered the Chicago Cubs 18-5 Friday.

Carpenter went 5 for 5 and drove in seven runs at Wrigley Field. He led off the game with a home run and was pulled after adding a three-run drive in the sixth.

Carpenter became the 14th player with five extra-base hits in a game, and the first to do it for the Cardinals.

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AL Home Runs
Rank Name HR
1t J. Martinez, Bos29
1t J. Ramírez, Cle29
3t A. Judge, NYY25
3t F. Lindor, Cle25
3t M. Trout, LAA25
6 M. Machado, Bal24
7t M. Betts, Bos23
7t G. Stanton, NYY23
9t N. Cruz, Sea22
9t E. Encarnacion, Cle22
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AL Runs Batted In
Rank Name RBI
1 J. Martinez, Bos80
2 J. Ramírez, Cle70
3 M. Haniger, Sea67
4t E. Encarnacion, Cle65
4t M. Machado, Bal65
6t X. Bogaerts, Bos64
6t A. Bregman, Hou64
6t K. Davis, Oak64
9 E. Gattis, Hou63
10t F. Lindor, Cle62
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