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St. Louis 5, Seattle 4
When: 4:10 PM ET, Thursday, July 4, 2019
Where: T-Mobile Park, Seattle, Washington
Temperature: 67°
Umpires: Home - Rob Drake, 1B - Mike Muchlinski, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - Jeremie Rehak
Attendance: 26656

Tommy Edman got the winning hit for the second consecutive day as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the host Seattle Mariners 5-4 Thursday afternoon.

Matt Wieters and Dexter Fowler hit home runs for the Cardinals, who took two of three games in the interleague series. Four St. Louis relievers combined for 5 2/3 scoreless innings.

J.P. Crawford and Tim Beckham homered for the Mariners, who lost for the sixth time in seven games.

Edman's two-run single in the seventh inning gave the Cardinals their first lead and gave Daniel Ponce de Leon (1-0) his first major league win in his 16th appearance.

Ponce de Leon tossed 2 2/3 hitless innings, and Carlos Martinez pitched the ninth for his third save.

On Wednesday, Edman's three-run homer broke a ninth-inning tie in St. Louis' 5-2 win.

The Mariners opened the scoring in the first inning Thursday as Crawford went deep to right-center field off Michael Wacha. It was Crawford's fourth home run of the season.

The Cardinals tied it with one out in the third on Wieters' solo shot, his fifth, off Tommy Milone.

The Mariners regained the lead in the bottom of the inning, scoring twice. Dee Gordon led off by grounding a single into right field, moved to third on Mallex Smith's double and scored on Crawford's groundout. With two outs, Daniel Vogelbach lined a run-scoring single to right to make it 3-1.

The Cardinals tied it in the fourth as Tyler O'Neill singled with one out and scored on Fowler's two-run shot, his ninth, to left-center field.

The Mariners responded in the bottom of the inning as Beckham led off with his 14th home run of the season, to left-center field, giving Seattle a 4-3 lead.

It stayed that way until the seventh, when the Cardinals scored twice to take a 5-4 lead.

Fowler led off with a walk, and Harrison Bader grounded a one-out single to left, sending Fowler to second and ending Milone's afternoon. Reliever Matt Festa walked Wieters to load the bases, and Edman grounded a two-run single to right.

Milone (1-3) went 5 1/3 innings and was charged with all five Cardinals runs. He allowed seven hits, walked one and struck out four.

Wacha didn't factor into the decision, allowing four runs on six hits in 3 1/3 innings, with two walks and no strikeouts.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Starting Pitchers
St. Louis   Seattle
Michael Wacha Player Matt Carasiti
No Decision W/L No Decision
3.1 IP 1.0
0 Strikeouts 2
6 Hits 1
10.80 ERA 0.00
St. Louis   Seattle
Tommy Edman Player Domingo Santana
2 Hits 2
2 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 2
.500 Avg .500
Team Stats Summary
Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
St. Louis 10 2 18 .294 11 8 5 3 0 0
Seattle 10 2 17 .303 18 6 4 3 0 0