Shortstop Rafael Furcal gave St. Louis a walkoff victory with an RBI single to left field as Cardinals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in 12 innings on Wednesday night at Busch Stadium. St. Louis moves 52-46 with the win, while the Dodgers fall to 53-46 in the debut of new third baseman Hanley Ramirez.
Before Furcal's final blow, St. Louis had scored one in the second and one in the fifth. The Dodgers scored one in the second and one in the sixth. Mostly, the game was characterized by dominant starting pitching.
Fernando Salas pitched the final two innings for the Cards and earned the win, improving to 1-3.