Lance Lynn improved to 8-1 for the second consecutive season while becoming the third National League pitcher to reach eight wins.
Cliff Pennington’s single in the 16th inning brought home Jason Kubel from second to give the Diamondbacks a 10-9 victory in a game that didn’t end until early Thursday.
Matt Holliday, Pete Kozma and Jon Jay each homered to help even the season-opening series.
The Diamondbacks’ seven doubles were more than they had in any game in the last two seasons.
Bill DeWitt III says he’ll be staying up late to see how the ballclub does Monday night in Arizona.
Adam Eaton could evolve into one of the best top-of-the-order hitters in the league.
The St. Louis native, that grew up on The Hill, got his start in broadcasting calling Cardinals games on KMOX.
The Cardinals will travel to Los Angeles to play the Angels July 2-4, marking the team’s first contests against former Cardinal Albert Pujols.
David Hernandez (2-2) pitched a perfect eighth, and J.J. Putz finished with a 1-2-3 ninth for his 14th consecutive save and 23rd in 27 chances overall.
Kyle Lohse will try to win his fifth straight decision in St. Louis on Thursday night when the Cardinals finish their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks.