April 24, 2024

The Cardinals outscored the D with a five-run ninth

iJuly 24, 2023; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (46) celebrates after scoring a run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning at Chase Field.
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Paul Goldschmidt delivered the tying single, Lars Nootbaar drew a loaded walk and Tyler O’Neill ripped a three-run double in a five-run, ninth-inning outburst as the St. Louis Cardinal registered a 10-6 win over the Arizona Diamond Reserve on Monday in Phoenix

Goldschmidt also homered against his former club as the Cardinal stop a three game losing streak. Nolan Arenado went deep and Brendan Donovan had three hits for St. Louis. Louis

Christian Walker homered and Emmanuel Rivera had three hits Diamond backwhich has lost five straight games and 13 of the past 17. Evan Longoria’s two-run double in the seventh gave Arizona a 6-5 lead

Diamond back reliever Andrew Chafin (2-3) came on in the ninth and gave up two singles and a walk to load the bases with one out. Goldschmidt drilled a tying single to left before Arenado struck out. Nootbaar then drew a seven-pitch walk to give St. Louis a 7-6 lead

Kevin Ginkel replaced Chafin on the mound, and O’Neill missed his three-run double to left.

Adam Wainwright came off the injured list for St. Louis and gave up two runs and four hits over five innings. He struck out three and walked two.

In the sixth, Walker hit his 21st homer, a 417-foot shot to left center off Chris Stratton, to bring Arizona within 5-3. The IS Diamond back loaded the bases with two outs before JoJo Romero singled and hit Geraldo Perdomo with a pitch to make it a one-run game

In the seventh, Romero gave up singles to Walker and Rivera before leaving with two outs. Giovanny Gallegos (2-4) served up Longoria’s two-run double that put Arizona ahead.

Goldschmidt ripped a 444-foot, two-run blast in the first for St. Louis. It was his 17th homer of the season.

Corbin Carroll’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the first accounted for Arizona’s opening run. Alek Thomas delivered an RBI single in the second to tie the score.

In the fourth, a sacrifice fly by Dylan Carlson and an RBI single by Taylor Motter gave St. Louis a 4-2 lead.

Arenado hit his 22nd homer in the fifth to make it a three-run margin.

Arizona starter Ryne Nelson allowed five runs and eight hits over six innings. He walked three and struck out one.

–Field Level Media

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