The Cardinals entered the ninth inning with a 6-5 lead on the Cubs, but Alfonso Soriano launched a solo home run off of Jason Motte to even the score. It was Soriano's first home run of the season. In the bottom half of the inning, the Cardinals regrouped and won the game on a two-out RBI single by catcher Yadier Molina.
The win snapped a four-game losing streak.
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