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Cardinals Walk Off on May 4th

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The game starts quietly as neither team scores in the first three innings of the game.

Cardinals Walk Off on May 4th in the last 50 years finds there is only one that happened.

let’s take a closer look:

Cardinals Walk Off May 4, 2016

It’s a night game played on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Busch Stadium III with 40.725 in attendance.The starting pitchers are Adam Morgan for the Philadelphia Phillies and Mike Leake for the Cardinals.

The umpires for the game finds Quinn Wolcott at home plate, Mark Carlson doing first base, at second base is Mike DiMuro and Ryan Blakney is at third base. The game will last for 3 hours and 3 minutes.

Starting Lineups:

Philadelphia Phillies St. Louis Cardinals
1. Herrera cf        Diaz ss
2. Galvis ss         Piscotty rf
3. Franco 3b       Holliday lf
4. Howard 1b      Grichuk cf
5. Ruiz c             Molina 1b
6. C. Hernandez 2b Gyorko 2b
7. Lough rf         Tejada 3b
8. Morgan p        Fryer c
9. Goeddel lf       Leake p

The game starts quietly as neither team scores in the first three innings of the game. Then, in the top of the 4th, the Phillies score three runs as Freddy Galvis singles with one out. Franco walk and Ryan Howard hits a three run blast. Phillies score 3 runs.

The game stays that way until the bottom of the 5th inning and Euven Tejada leads off with a single, Catcher Eric Fryer walks and Brandon Moss pinch hits for Leake and smacks a single to load the bases. Aledmys Diaz singles to score two runs. One out later, Stephen Piscotty singles and one more run score. Holliday hits into a double play to end the half inning. Now the score is 4-3 Phillies.

Cardinals Walk Off

The game stays that way until the bottom of the 9th when this action took place:

Wong  walked; Carpenter flied to left; ADAMS
BATTED FOR SIEGRIST; Adams doubled to center [Wong to third];
Matt Adams’ fly to CF struck the top of the wall and caromed
back onto the field; the ball was ruled in play; acting crew
chief Mark Carlson requested a review, upheld the call; C.
MARTINEZ RAN FOR ADAMS; Diaz was walked intentionally; Piscotty
singled to shortstop [Wong scored, C. Martinez out at home
(shortstop to third to catcher), Diaz to third (on throw)];
Piscotty advanced to second because of defensive indifference
[Piscotty to second]; Holliday singled to left [Diaz scored,
Piscotty to third]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 4, Cardinals 5

Play by Play HERE

Kevin Siegrist was the inner in relief and moved his record to 4-0 on the season.

That’s a Winner!!

About the author– Tom Knuppel has been writing about baseball and sports for a few decades. As an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan he began with the blog CardinalsGM. Tom is a member of the United Cardinals Bloggers and the Baseball Bloggers Alliance. He also maintains the History of Cardinals website. More recently he has been busy at KnupSolutions and the primary writer of many sports at KnupSports and adds content at Sports 2.0. Tom is a retired High School English and Speech teacher and has completed over one hundred sportsbook reviews. He also can be followed on Twitter at tknup.

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