Jupiter, FL (Sports Network) - Adron Chambers singled in the deciding run with
one out in the bottom of the ninth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals rallied
for a 7-6 win over the New York Yankees in Grapefruit League play.
The Cardinals trailed 6-4 heading into their half of the ninth, with Kolten
Wong beginning the comeback with a two-run game-tying homer off Kelvin Perez.
J.R. Towles and Matt Carpenter then each reached on Yankee errors before
Chambers plated Towles from third with his base hit.
Daniel Descalso hit a two-run homer earlier in the day for St. Louis, with
Pete Kozma delivering a solo shot while finishing 2-for-3 at the plate. Cards
starter Joe Kelly worked the first two innings and allowed two runs (1 earned)
while issuing three walks.
Ramon Flores had given New York a 5-4 lead with an RBI single in the top of
the ninth, then later crossed the plate on J.R. Murphy's two-out double off
Yankees starter Ivan Nova tossed three innings of one-run ball before giving
way to Brett Marshall, who was touched for three runs on five hits over the
next four frames.
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