Cincinnati Reds

Cardinals top Reds on Molina's disputed double in 9th inning

There was no dispute the St. Louis Cardinals shouldn't have won on Yadier Molina's double.

But they did — because by the time Cincinnati figured out what happened, it was too late.

A game with playoff implications turned on a missed call Thursday night when Molina got credit for a winning double with two outs in the ninth inning to beat the Reds 4-3.

"I just kept my head down and kept running," Molina said. "I didn't really hear or see anything."

The Cardinals are one game behind San Francisco for the second NL wild-card spot. Each team has three games left.

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