Top 1: Clayton Kershaw started off by striking out M. Carpenter on four pitches, but on his second batter, R. Grichuk went deep to left field to give Cardinals the early 1-0 lead. Second curve ball hit by a home run all season.

Bot. 1:  Hanley Ramirez failed in to drive Yasiel Puig(single), who was in third with two outs.  Kemp(single) left on first.

Cardinals 1, Dodgers 0

Top 2: Three Up, Three Down for Kershaw

Bot. 2: Wainwright struck out Dee Gordon on a full count to leave two runners in scoring position stranded. Uribe(single) on third and Ellis(single) on second. Have stranded four total runners in the first two innings.

Cardinals 1, Dodgers 0

Top 3: Three Up, Three Down…again.

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Bot. 3: Wainwright nails Puig in the back with no outs. Benches cleared. Both teams warned. Ramirez drives in Puig to tie game at 1-1. Crawford drives in Ramirez, who stole second,  to go up 2-1 on a ground-rule double.

Cardinals 1, Dodgers 2

Top 4: Three Up, Three Down

Bot. 4: Puig drives in Ellis, who is 2 for 2, to make it 3-1. Kemp also drives in Puig to make it 4-1.

Cardinals 1, Dodgers 4

Top 5: Kershaw has given up only 1 hit so far. Grichuk’s HR is the only hit for the Cardinals.

Bot 5: AJ Ellis gets his third hit with a two-run bomb. Dodgers up 6-1. Wainwright replaced by Freeman.

Cardinals 1, Dodgers 6

Top 6: Carpenter gets the Cardinal’s second hit/run on the board with a solo shot to right field. Gonzalez makes spectacular catch in foul territory to end the inning.

Bot. 6: Kemp gets his third hit of the game. No runs for Dodgers

Cardinals 2, Dodgers 6

Top 7: With no outs and the bases loaded, Jon Jay and Matt Adam each hit an RBI single to make it 6-4. Then, Carpenter cleared the bases with a double to put up the Cardinals 7-6. Holliday tops off the 7th inning with a 3-run HR to make it an 8-run 7th inning. Cardinals up 10-6.

Bot 7: Three Up, Three Down

Cardinals 10, Dodgers 6

Top 8: Baez/Elbert go 1-2-3 on Cardinals

Bot 8: Gonzalez hits 2-run HR to make it 10-8 Cards.

Cardinals 10, Dodgers 8

Top 9: Cardinals leave 1 stranded in 9th

Bot 9:  Puig struck out with 2 outs with Ethier on third to end the game.

Cardinals 10, Dodgers 9

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