Willson Contreras rallyed the Chicago Cubs, who drove three runs, including the winner of the game, and passed St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Sunday's 10 innings.
The Cubs have eliminated the 5-0 deficit, winning their third win in five games and winning Series 2-1 this weekend.
Starting pitcher Alec Mills' Cubs allowed 5 runs with 6 hits (including 3 home runs) in just 22/3 innings. However, relief Matt Swarmer, Chris Martin, Rowan Wick, Mychal Givens and David Robertson joined together to blank out the Cardinals with the remaining two hits.
Robertson (2-0) won the final four outs to win.
Starting pitcher Jack Flaherty's Cardinals continued just two innings before leaving with stiff shoulders. He didn't allow the run, but he walked two batters, allowed a double, made a slow error and needed 49 balls to get 6 outs.
Zack Thompson (1-1), the sixth of the seven Cardinals pitchers, lost.
When Brendan Donovan hit a one-out triple and scored with a Nolan Arenado single, the Cardinals went 1-0 in the bottom of the first inning.
They doubled the lead to 2-0 second. After Dylan Carlson was hit by the pitch, Ivan Herrera sent him to third base, releasing his first big league hit, a one-out single, and Tommy Edman driving him in a fielder's choice grounder. rice field.
In the third inning, Donovan, Paul Goldschmidt and Juan Yepes' home runs beat the Cardinals 5-0, knocking Mills out of the game.
The Cubs drew the match 5-5 in the 4th inning. Nico Hoerner, Yan Gomes and Alfonso Rivas singles against Nick Wittgren produced a run.
In the 10th inning, Contreras sent the tiebreaker runner home with a single to determine the result.
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