The Cardinals came back from a 4-0 deficit but lost 6-4 in 10 innings to the Nationals on Saturday night at Busch Stadium. Kyle Lohse allowed a 1st inning Grand Slam home run to the Nats Michael Morse to put the Redbirds in a 4-0 hole. But the Cards came back with three runs in the 7th inning on a two run double by Pete Kozma and an RBI single from Jon Jay to cut the lead to 4-3. Jay then tied the game in the 9th inning with a sacrifice fly. But Washington’s Kurt Suzuki’s 10th inning double off Fernando Salas scored two runs and was the winning hit in the 6-4 game.
The Dodgers won their game on Saturday night shutting out the Rockies 3-0. Los Angeles now trails the Cardinals by two games in the NL Wild Card race with four games remaining in the season. The Cardinals Magic Number to clinch the Wild Card spot remains at three.
Post game interviews after the Cardinals 6-4 loss in 10 innings to the Washington Nationals.