Saturday, July 23, 2016
- Matt Adams hit the latest walkoff homer in Cardinals' history Friday night, hitting a blast in the bottom of the 16th inning to give the Cardinals a 4-3 win over the Dodgers at Busch Stadium.
- It was the latest walkoff win for the Cardinals since 1993 and extended their winning streak to five games, matching the longest streak of the season. They also improved to a season-high eight games over .500 with their second walkoff win in as many games.
- The Cardinals had tied the game with two outs in the bottom of the ninth on a homer by Jedd Gyorko, the first time the Cardinals had tied a game on a homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth since Reggie Sanders did it in 2004.Tyler Lyons pitched 4 2/3 innings of one-hit relief and the bullpen combined to allow only one run over 10 innings.
- Mike Leake will get the start in the 6:15 p.m. game tonight while Kenta Maeda will start for the Dodgers.