Cardinals snatch series with 10th-innning winner vs. White Sox

July 9, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA; scheduled tribe. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Steven Matz (32) delivers a pitch against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning at Guaranteed Rate Field.
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Paul DeJong had two hits, including a go-ahead double in the 10th inning, and Wilson Contreras hit a two-run home run to take the lead. scheduled tribe. louis cardinals 4-3 win against the hosts chicago white sox on Sunday

scheduled tribe. Lewis overcame three errors in the final first half to clinch the series victory.

DeJong pitched against Keenan Middleton (2-1), allowing one run on one hit with one strikeout. Winner JoJo Romero (1-0) struck out three runs in the last two innings, allowing Tim Anderson to reach scoring position with two runners on and the game ending.

white sox Luis Robert Jr. took a 3–2 lead in the eighth inning. Zach drove in Remillard with a sacrifice fly. Cardinals responded with Alec Burleson’s RBI groundout in the top of the ninth.

Contreras, who missed the first two games of the series to recover from a dental procedure, gave Cardinals 2-1 lead with a two-run shot in the fourth inning

ally against contreras white sox Starter Lucas Giolito with one on and one out. The blast could have done more damage, but Chicago catcher Seby Zavala caught a runner stealing early in the inning.

white sox There was a tie in the seventh game. Nolan Gorman’s error on Carlos Pérez’s grounder allowed a run to score on third with the bases loaded.

Chicago took advantage of a series of St. Lewis missed the start of the scoring with a third inning run. Elvis Andrus hit a single into left field to score Oscar Colas, who reached first base on Paul Goldschmidt’s error to start the inning.

Colas reached second base on Contreras’s passed ball, and Colas advanced to third when Contreras made a throw to center field.

Giolito finished the first half strong with seven innings of two runs. He allowed two hits while walking three and striking out five.

Returning to the starting rotation for the first time since May 24 after a stint in the bullpen, Cardinals Left-hander Steven Matz also pitched effectively, throwing 57 of his 75 pitches for strikes as well. Matz scattered one run and two hits in 5 1/3 innings with nine strikeouts.

Andres and Contreras both had two hits.

–Field Level Media

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