St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter, left, hits the go-ahead home run off Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Seranthony Dominguez during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Philadelphia. at right is catcher Jorge Alfaro. St. Louis won 7-6. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Carpenter leads Cardinals past Phillies 7-6

June 19, 2018 - 10:35 pm
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a tiebreaking solo homer with two out in the ninth, helping the St. Louis Cardinals edge the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 on Tuesday night.

Carpenter also had a tying two-run double in St. Louis' four-run seventh. Tommy Pham homered and singled for the Cardinals, and Kolten Wong also went deep.

Odubel Herrera and Carlos Santana connected for the Phillies.

Seranthony Dominguez (1-1) struck out the first two batters in the ninth and had Carpenter in a 0-2 hole. But Carpenter lined the next pitch, a 98-mph fastball, over the wall in right to extend his homer streak to three games.

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