Jay's 2-Run Double Lifts Cardinals Over Padres 4-3
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 15, 2014
Louis Cardinals hold off the San Diego Padres 4-3 Thursday night. An out that wasn't, another that the Padres wouldn't take and one that took a lengthy replay review to confirm all loomed largely in a 4-3 Cardinals win at Busch Stadium on Thursday that had all sorts of drama and debate late. "We strung at-bats together against one of the best closers in the game," said Padres manager Bud Black. Alex Torres opened the inning with what he thought was a strikeout of Tony Cruz, a call initially confirmed when home-plate umpire Bob Davidson ruled that catcher Yasmani Grandal caught the foul tip.
An out that wasn't, another that the Padres wouldn't take and one that took a lengthy replay review to confirm aided the Cardinals substantially in a 4-3 win to open a four-game series on Thursday at Busch Stadium.