Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Marcus Stroman delivers against the St....

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Marcus Stroman delivers against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, June 3, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski) Credit: AP/Kamil Krzaczynski

Marcus Stroman allowed a career-high nine runs on 10 hits in four innings, as the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Chicago Cubs, 14-5, Friday at Wrigley Field.

Paul Goldschmidt hit a three-run home run in the third inning to extend his hitting streak to 25 games, Corey Dickerson went deep twice and Nolan Gorman and Lars Nootbaar also homered.

Dickerson sparked a five-run fourth inning against Stroman when he lined a solo shot to right to break a 4-4 tie for his first homer.

Stroman, the former Patchogue-Medford High School standout, struck out seven but fell to 2-5 on the season. He had a 1.80 ERA in his previous five outings.

Goldschmidt’s homer was his 12th of the season. The six-time All-Star closed in on his career-high 26-game hitting streak with Arizona in 2013 and reached base in his career-high 39th consecutive game. He has 10 homers and 36 RBIs in his last 22 games.

Patrick Wisdom had a three-run homer in the first and an RBI single in the seventh for the Cubs. Rookie Christopher Morel extended a club record by reaching base in his first 17 games, when he singled and scored in the third.

Nationals 8, Reds 5: Lane Thomas had three home runs and four RBIs and Nelson Cruz and Juan Soto each homered to lead the visiting Nationals.

Josiah Gray (6-4) struck out nine batters in six innings and allowed two hits and two runs (one earned) to earn the win.

Giants 15, Marlins 6: Mike Yastrzemski hit a three-run home run in the second inning to give the Giants a 5-0 lead in Miami.

Brandon Crawford’s grand slam in the seventh put the Giants up 15-2. Joc Pederson, Jason Vosler and Thairo Estrada each homered.

Jesus Sanchez hit is third home run in his last four games for the Marlins.

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