Cards outlast Cubs

3:17 PM, Sep 22, 2012   |    comments
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(KSDK)  Jon Jay's double drove inthe winning run in the tenth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals rallied from behind to beat the Chicago Cubs, 5-4.

The win gives the Cardinals a two-and-a-half game lead in the wild card race ove the Milwaukee Brewers.  The Brewers lost to Washington, 10-4.

Carlos Beltran's homer in the ninth tied the game after the Cubs had rallied with three runs in the sixth to take a 4-3 lead.

The Cardinals lost catcher Yadier Molina in the ninth inning, after he contorted to get out of the way of a Carlos Marmol pitch.  He pointed to his side, and left the game with what was called lower back spasms.

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