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Game 145 // Sixth Inning // Ten Runs for the Lead

Down by seven, the Cardinals just scored ten runs for the lead.

The comeback inning of the year.

 

 

 

 

It went like this:

 

Single.

Single.

Single.

Sac fly.

Single.

Fielder’s choice (runner safe at second).

Sac fly.

Double.

Double.

Walk.

Error.

 

 

 

And then, up for the second time that inning, the 12th man to bat, Jose Martinez came up and here’s how the whole thing ended.

 

 

 

The first home run of the inning.

After the comeback rally of the year, the cherry on top is launched into the bullpen—“A back-breaking bomb!” they shout on the broadcast.

What has to be the best hit of their whole season.

 

Here’s the full video, with all ten runs:

 

 

 

The Cardinals hold on to win in the end, just barely. 12-11.

Four games above .500 after this.

 

The playoff hunt is back on.

 

 

 

 

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