Both teams rallied when they were down to their last outs, with the Royals tying the game at two in the top of the 9th inning off of Jason Motte. It was Billy Butler who tied the game with his 12th home run of the season. The Cardinals rallied from a 3-2 deficit in the bottom of the 14th, with Yadier Molina tying the game on a single off of Jonathan Broxton.
Kansas City finally did enough to pull away in the top of the 15th, as Yuniesky Betancourt hit his fourth homer of the season. Adam Wainwright pitched very well for St. Louis, allowing just one earned run in seven innings.