It took until the bottom of the 9th inning but the St. Louis Cardinals walked off the winners in a 5-4 win on Saturday after Jon Jay scored on a throwing error credited to Giancarlo Stanton.
Jul 6, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Shane Robinson (43) celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk off single that lead to a throwing error by Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (not pictured) that allowed center fielder Jon Jay (not pictured) during the ninth inning at Busch Stadium. St. Louis defeated Miami 5-4. Image Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Joe Kelly took to the mound for the Cardinals and pitched 6 innings. He allowed 5 hits, 4 runs, 2 walks, and struck out 4. Three runs came as a result of home runs.
Trevor Rosenthal pitched the 8th inning, where he walked one and struck out one.
Edward Mujica, two days after blowing a save, notched his first win of the season after pitching a flawless ninth inning.
In the third inning, the Cardinals got on the board when Matt Carpenter tripled and drove in Kelly. Carpenter would score when Carlos Beltran singled to center on a hit that was deflected by second baseman Derek Dietrich.
In the bottom of the seventh inning, Matt Adams launched a ball to right field for a home run that scored Tony Cruz.
Jay scored on the error by Stanton that came on Shane Robinson‘s hit to right field. This was the first walk-off win of the season for the Cardinals.
Lance Lynn takes the start for the Cardinals tomorrow.
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Daniel Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. Solzman writes for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, FlickSided, and is the weekly baseball columnist for Fansided Radio He has been a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals since he first started going to minor league baseball games in Louisville (home of the St. Louis AAA affiliate until the late 1990s). In addition to the Cardinals, Solzman roots for his beloved Kentucky Wildcats, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Solzman used to live a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, where he studied improvisation and sketch comedy at Second City.