The San Francisco Giants stole Game 1 on the road against St. Louis Cardinals behind the pitching wizard Madison Bumgarner. Now facing an 0-2 hole the Cardinals are itching to bounce back in Game 2 Sunday.
True enough, Matt Carpenter set the tone for the Cardinals with a solo homer in the third off Giants pitcher Jake Peavy. Randal Grichuk has an RBI single in the 4th.
But Hunter Pence tied the game 2-2 with an RBI single in the six inning after Giants scored in the 5th.
In the top 7th, Gregor Blanco singled to bring in Brandon Crawford to make it 3-2 San Francsico.
But the Cardinals bounce back right away with Oscar Taveras homer to tie the score 3-3.
Matt Adams homer on 97 mph right at the middle pitch by Strickland as Cardinals regained the lead 4-3.
The thrill continues as Matt Duffy scored on wild pitch to tie the game 4-4 to start the 9th inning.
Kolten Wong walk-off homer via Sergio Romo in the 9th to win the game for Cardinals 5-4