St Louis Cardinals news

Pete Alonso kept New York rolling with a two-run homer in the 10th inning for a 7-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Paul Goldschmidt tied the score 5-all with two outs in the ninth off Mets closer Edwin Díaz with his fourth RBI of the game. Albert Pujols hit a run-scoring double play grounder in the 10th of the Cardinals’ first-extra inning game this year. With the automatic runner on second, Alonso drove the second pitch from Giovanny Gallegos (0-2) into the left field second deck for his third career game-ending home run. Goldschmidt hit a tying home run in the third, a go-ahead double in the fifth and a sacrifice fly in the seventh. He tied it with an infield hit off the foot of shortstop Eduardo Escobar with with two outs in the ninth as Díaz blew a save for the second time in 11 chances. The Mets moved a season-high 12 games over .500 by winning three of four from the Cardinals. This was the first time since 2014 that the Mets won the season series against St. Louis.

UP NEXT Cardinals: RHP Adam Wainwright (4-3, 3.15) takes the mound tonight in a series opener at Pittburgh, game time is 5:35.