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Adam Wainwright became the majors’ first five-game winner and Jhonny Peralta ended the St. Louis Cardinals‘ 366 at-bat homerless drought with a pair of long drive balls to beat the Pirates 7-0 on Sunday.
“You saw how it changed the complexion of the game,” manager Clint Hurdle said. “We finish that double play right there, three runs don’t get on the board.”
Allen Craig’s bloop RBI single preceded Peralta’s three-run homer that put the Cardinals up by six. Edinson Volquez (1-2) would have been out of the inning with no damage and the Pirates down by two runs, but instead gave up six runs in 5 2-3 innings.
“I think if he gets called out and Mike (Matheny) challenges, he stays out,” Hurdle said. “He gets called safe, he stays safe.”
“That part of it, we’re doing the best with what we’ve got,” he said.
Davis was prone on the dirt stretching for the relay and was adamant replay got it wrong, contending he had contact with the base for “at least a half-second” after gloving the relay.
“I knew I was on the bag. You can look at the video yourself and you would think I was on the bag, too,” Davis said. “But I guess it wasn’t a close enough view.”
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