06/19 21:35 CDT Carpenter leads Cardinals past Phillies 7-6
Carpenter leads Cardinals past Phillies 7-6
By AARON BRACY
PHILADELPHIA (AP) --- Matt Carpenter hit a tiebreaking solo homer with two out
in the ninth, helping the St. Louis Cardinals edge the Philadelphia Phillies
7-6 on Tuesday night.
Carpenter also had a tying two-run double in St. Louis' four-run seventh. Tommy
Pham homered and singled for the Cardinals, and Kolten Wong also went deep.
Odubel Herrera and Carlos Santana connected for the Phillies.
Seranthony Dominguez (1-1) struck out the first two batters in the ninth and
had Carpenter in a 0-2 hole. But Carpenter lined the next pitch, a 98-mph
fastball, over the wall in right to extend his homer streak to three games.