The Cardinals overtook the D-backs by five runs of the ninth

iJul 24, 2023; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (46) celebrates after scoring against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning at Chase Field. Image: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Paul Goldschmidt delivered the tying single, Lars Nootbaar hit a full-base move and Tyler O’Neill hit a three-run double during a five-run burst, the ninth inning as St. Patrick’s Day. The Louis Cardinals recorded a 10-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday in Phoenix

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Goldschmidt also scored against his former club as the Cardinals snapped a three-game losing streak. Nolan Arenado went deeper and Brendan Donovan scored three hits for St. Louis. Louis

Christian Walker homered and Emmanuel Rivera had three hits for the Diamondbacks, who have lost five straight games and 13 of their last 17 games. Evan Longoria’s pinch-hit, two double-runs in the seventh gave Arizona a 6-5 lead

Diamondbacks reliever Andrew Chafin (2-3) came in for ninth and gave up two singles and walked to load the bases with one out. Goldschmidt drilled a single that tied left before Arenado struck. Nootbaar then did the seven moves to give St. Louis lead 7-6

Kevin Ginkel replaced Chafin on mound, and O’Neill slammed two punches to left.

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

In the sixth, Walker hit his 21st homer, a 417-foot shot to left-half Chris Stratton, to put Arizona at 5-3. The Diamondbacks filled the base with two outs before JoJo Romero came in and hit Geraldo Perdomo with a pitch to make it a one-way game

In seventh, Romero surrendered singles to Walker and Rivera before departing with two outs. Giovanny Gallegos (2-4) served two Longoria doubles that put Arizona ahead.

Goldschmidt fired a 444-foot two-run burst to center on the first down for the St. Louis. Louis. It was his 17th homer of the season.

Corbin Carroll’s sacrifice flew in the bottom first contributing to Arizona’s starting run. Alek Thomas served up an RBI in the second to tie the score.

In the fourth quarter, a sacrificial anthem from Dylan Carlson and an RBI single from Taylor Motter gave St. John the 2014 St. Louis. Louis lead 4-2.

Arenado hit his 22nd homer in the fifth to bring it within three runs.

Arizona starter Ryne Nelson gave up five runs and eight hits over six innings. He walked three and attacked one.

–Field Level Media

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