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Patrick Corbin was solid, and the offense blew this open late, as Arizona won their first game in St. Louis since 2013.

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This one wasn't quite as much of a blow-out at it seems from the final score, because the D-backs scored seven times in the final two innings - including a pair of home-runs off the position player the Cardinals opted to use. Through the end of the seventh, it was quite nervewracking. After a first inning where both pitchers struggled, and Arizona took a 2-1 lead, both had settled down a bit and there was no further scoring through four. The Diamondbacks tacked on a pair in the fifth, on RBI hits from Jean Segura and Michael Bourn, and Patrick Corbin was solid into the seventh, leaving the game with the score still 4-1 to Arizona.

A one-out walk ended Corbin's night, after 6.1 innings. He allowed four hits and four walks with seven strikeouts, but two runs were charged to him, as Tyler Clippard struggled, allowing the inherited runner to score before stranding the tying run on base. Any further thoughts of a home comeback were promptly quashed, as the Diamondbacks scored five in the eighth, with a two-run single by Chris Owings after an intentional walk key to the big frame. Turned out we'd need those runs, as Evan Marshall allowed a five-spot of his own in the ninth. Still, the D-backs pounded out 15 hits, with six players having two hits, and Paul Goldschmidt reaching base four times.