Cardinals rating twice in backside of the ninth, beat Braves 6-5
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Corey Dickerson tied the sport with an infield single and Tyler O’Neill drew a bases-loaded stroll, all within the backside of the ninth inning, to offer the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday evening.
Nolan Arenado and Andrew Knizner homered for the Cardinals, who claimed their sixth walk-off win of the season.
Brendan Donovan hit a one-out double off Kenley Jansen (5-1) within the ninth and superior to 3rd on a wild pitch. Jansen walked Paul Goldschmidt and hit Nolan Arenado to load the bases. Dickerson singled to shortstop Dansby Swanson, scoring Donovan and tying the sport. Jansen then walked O’Neill on 5 pitches to blow his fifth save in 34 probabilities.
Ryan Helsley (8-1) pitched a scoreless ninth in his first look since Aug. 16 after lacking eight video games as a result of beginning of his first baby.
Travis d’Arnaud homered for the Braves and Austin Riley added three hits.
Charlie Morton allowed 4 runs on 5 hits and three walks and struck out 4 batters, however didn’t determine within the resolution.
Jordan Montgomery allowed 5 runs on eight hits in 5 innings after permitting only one run in 25 2/3 innings in his first 4 begins with St. Louis.
D’Arnaud hit his 14th house run of the season after Matt Olson and Riley led off the fourth inning with singles. Montgomery had retired 9 straight batters after Dansby Swanson’s leadoff single.
Michael Harris II drove in William Contreras with a single up the center later within the fourth inning to push Atlanta’s result in 4-0.
Knizner hit a two-run homer into the Braves’ left-center subject bullpen for his second house run of the season, reducing Atlanta’s result in 4-2 within the backside of the fourth.
Olson and Riley hit back-to-back doubles with two outs within the fifth inning to offer Atlanta a 5-2 lead.
Arenado answered within the backside of the inning with a two-run house run to left subject, his twenty seventh of the season, reducing the Cardinals’ deficit to 5-4.
The Cardinals activated Arenado off the paternity record and recalled LHP Zack Thompson from Triple-A Memphis. The membership optioned 1B/OF Juan Yepez and LHP Génesis Cabrera to Memphis. Cabrera allowed 5 runs on six hits in a single inning Friday evening and is 1-1 with a ten.38 ERA in 14 outings since July 9.
Atlanta: Placed RHP Jackson Stephens on the seven-day concussion injured record and recalled RHP Jay Jackson from Triple-A Gwinnett. Stephens left Friday evening’s recreation after being struck within the head by a line drive off the bat of Brendan Donovan.
“He got checked out last night,” Braves supervisor Brian Snitker mentioned. “ Everything was good. He just has to lay low for a little bit.”
St. Louis: LHP Steven Matz (sprained left MCL) threw 37 pitches off the mound at Busch Stadium pregame as he works to return as a reliever in September.
Cardinals RHP Adam Wainwright (9-9, 3.11 ERA) will face the crew that drafted him thirtieth total in 2000. He has the very best profession successful share (.714) of all lively pitchers with no less than 15 begins in opposition to Atlanta. Braves RHP Jake Odorizzi (5-5, 3.95 ERA), from Highland, Illinois, simply 30 miles east of St. Louis, and is 2-1 with a 2.91 ERA in 4 profession begins in opposition to his hometown crew.
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