(KTVI) – The Cardinals put up big numbers Tuesday night against the Padres. Tied at 1-1 in the 5th when Daniel Desaclso hits a double down the right field line.
Jon Jay Chugs all the way around from first to beat the throw home and put the Cardinals on top 2-1.
A couple of batters later, Carlos Beltran blasted one past the diving second baseman to drive in two and the Cardinals lead at that point 4 to 1.
And then, still in the 5th inning, Allen Craig hit on that bounced over the wall for a ground ruled double. Beltran scored to make it 5 to 1.
Then the big hit came in the 8th with the bases loaded when Descalso hit his first career. That put the Cards up 9 to 1. The final score was 10 to 2. Adam Wainwright picked up his 6th win. The final game of the series is Wednesday night at 9:10 p.m.