McCann's bases-loaded walk lifts Braves past Cardinals in 10

Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, right, and Brian McCann celebrate a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in a baseball game, Sunday, May 26, 2019

Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, right, and Brian McCann celebrate a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in a baseball game, Sunday, May 26, 2019

Atlanta Braves' Brian McCann, left, takes his base on a bases-loaded walk as Freddie Freeman scores during the 10th inning of a baseball game against

Atlanta Braves' Brian McCann, left, takes his base on a bases-loaded walk as Freddie Freeman scores during the 10th inning of a baseball game against

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Tyler Webb waits to be removed after giving up a bases-loaded walk to Atlanta Braves' Brian McCann, scoring Freddie

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Tyler Webb waits to be removed after giving up a bases-loaded walk to Atlanta Braves' Brian McCann, scoring Freddie

Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies watches his RBI single during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, May 26, 2019, i

Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies watches his RBI single during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, May 26, 2019, i

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Carlos Martinez, right, is congratulated by catcher Yadier Molina after getting Atlanta Braves' Dansby Swanson to

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Carlos Martinez, right, is congratulated by catcher Yadier Molina after getting Atlanta Braves' Dansby Swanson to

St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong, right, scores past Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 26, 2

St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong, right, scores past Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 26, 2

St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader, right, celebrates after scoring as Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann walks back to the plate during the fourth

St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader, right, celebrates after scoring as Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann walks back to the plate during the fourth

Atlanta Braves left fielder Austin Riley is unable to catch a fly ball by St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong during the fourth inning of a baseball game

Atlanta Braves left fielder Austin Riley is unable to catch a fly ball by St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong during the fourth inning of a baseball game

St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader hits an RBI single during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Sunday, May 26, 2019, in

St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader hits an RBI single during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Sunday, May 26, 2019, in

St. Louis Cardinals' Dexter Fowler, right, is safe at second for a stolen base ahead of the tag from Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies during

St. Louis Cardinals' Dexter Fowler, right, is safe at second for a stolen base ahead of the tag from Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies during

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, May 26, 2019,

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, May 26, 2019,

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, May 26, 2019,

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, May 26, 2019,

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brian McCann drew a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning and the Atlanta Braves rallied for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.

Atlanta, which scored three runs in the ninth to tie it, has won 12 of 16 and captured its fifth successive series by winning two of three from St. Louis.

Freddie Freeman reached on an infield single with one out and moved to second on a walk to Josh Donaldson and advanced to third on Nick Markakis' fly ball to center field. After a Austin Riley was intentionally walked to load the bases, McCann drew a five-pitch walk from Tyler Webb (0-1) that brought in Freeman with the go-ahead run.

Jacob Webb (3-0) picked up the win with a scoreless ninth and Luke Jackson got the last three outs for his seventh save in 11 tries.

Ronald Acuna Jr. had two hits for Atlanta.

The Cardinals have lost four of six and have not won back-to-back games since May 1.

Donaldson, Riley and Ozzie Albies had run-scoring hits in the ninth inning with Albies tying it with a single off Andrew Miller. Donaldson and Riley's hits came off closer Jordan Hicks.

St. Louis starter Jack Flaherty gave up three hits and struck out seven in a 91-pitch outing over six scoreless innings.

The Cardinals scored two unearned runs against Atlanta starter Julio Teheran in the fourth. Kolten Wong reached on a two-base error by Riley, who dropped a line drive in left field. Harrison Bader followed with a run-scoring single to right. He eventually scored on a wild throw to the plate by Donaldson at third.

Yadier Molina pushed the lead to 3-0 with a sacrifice fly in the fifth.

Teheran gave up just two hits and three runs — one earned — in five innings. He walked four and struck out one.

ROTATON CHANGE

The Cardinals announced that rookie LHP Genesis Cabrera will start on Wednesday at Philadelphia. He is replacing RHP Michael Wacha, who has been sent to the bullpen. Cabrera was 2-3 with a 6.35 ERA in seven starts at Triple-A Memphis.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Braves: Optioned RHP Chad Sobotka to Triple-A Gwinnett. Sobotka had been on the injured list since April 29 with a left abdominal strain.

UP NEXT

Braves: LHP Max Fried (7-2, 2.88) will start the opener of a two-game set at home against Washington on Tuesday. He will be opposed by RHP Stephen Strasburg (4-3, 3.25). Fried has won his last three starts and allowed five earned runs over 17 innings.

Cardinals: RHP Adam Wainwright (4-4, 4.82) will start against Philadelphia RHP Nick Pivetta (2-1, 8.35) in the first of a three-game series on Tuesday in Philadelphia. Wainwright is 7-2 with a 2.90 ERA in 13 career starts against the Phillies.

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