Carpenter homers in 11th to lift Cardinals over Brewers 5-3

ST. LOUIS  — Matt Carpenter doesn’t mind some small ball now and then, and takes pride in his bunting.

That said, wasn’t too upset about failing to get one down in the 11th inning Tuesday night.

Two pitches after botching a bunt attempt, Carpenter hit a two-run homer with no outs to lift the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3.

“I was trying to beat out a bunt,” Carpenter said. “I’m glad it didn’t work.”

Carpenter ripped a pitch from J.J. Hoover (0-1) down...

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