Photos: Cardinals pull off 9th-inning comeback

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    The St. Louis Cardinals defeated cross-state rivals the Kansas City Royals in the final game of a three game series at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020.The Cardinals scored four runs in the ninth to take a walk off win as Royals pitcher Randy Rosario walked Kolten Wong to force Molina home.

    St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) celebrates after getting a base hit during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Tyler O’Neill (41) hits a grounder to score two teammates and tie the game during the ninth inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The Cardinals scored four in the ninth to come back for the win and take the series. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) takes a pitch to the foot during the ninth inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. Molina became the winning run as the Cardinals scored four in the ninth to come back for the win and take the series. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter (13) steals second under Kansas City Royals second baseman Nicky Lopez (1) during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Brad Miller (15) walks away after getting struck out while Kansas City Royals catcher Cam Gallagher (36) signals two outs during the third inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong (16) high fives third baseman Brad Miller (15) after scoring the Cardinals first run of the game during the third inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Paul DeJong (11) makes a throw to first during the third inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]atch.com

    St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Tommy Edman (19) steals third on an error during the third inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Tyler O’Neill (41) celebrates after getting his first hit of the game during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    Fredbird « works » on some sewing during the third inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    The Kansas City Royals bullpen celebrates after a ball hit by catcher Cam Gallagher (36) goes over the fence and St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Tyler O’Neill’s (41) head to score two during the third inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter (13) makes a throw to first to end the top of the sixth inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter (13) makes a throw to first to end the top of the sixth inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Dakota Hudson (43) releases the ball during the first inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) celebrates after getting a base hit during the second inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong (16) talks to first base coach Stubby Clapp (82) after getting a hit during the first inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Dakota Hudson (43) releases the ball during the first inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Dakota Hudson (43) tries to throw out Kansas City Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield (15) on first during the first inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong (16) runs after getting a hit to right field during the first inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Dakota Hudson (43) talks with bullpen coach Bryan Eversgerd before the start of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (46) walks through the stands after hitting in a socially distanced batting cage before the start of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) walks through the outfield to warm up before the start of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong (16) tosses his bat after getting walked to end the game during the ninth inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The Cardinals scored four in the ninth to come back for the win and take the series. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

    St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Genesis Cabrera (92) wipes away sweat as Kansas City Royals first baseman Ryan McBroom (9) rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. The game is number seven out of 12 straight home games for the Cardinals as they try to catch up after coronavirus cases delayed their shortened season. Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]

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    Four-run rally in the ninth, capped by Wong’s bases-loaded walk, provides an improbable 6-5 win on an improbable night.

    The Cardinals officially considered them healthy scratches for Wednesday’s game, and released a statement supporting their decision.


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