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Cardinals outlast Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings

ST. LOUIS -- Jhonny Peralta hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.

Peralta's leadoff drive to left on a 1-2 pitch from J.C. Ramirez (1-1) was his fourth career game-winning homer. The Cardinals improved to 4-1 in five extra-inning home games in May, including a sweep against the Pirates at the beginning of the month.

Mark Trumbo hit a tying two-run homer in the eighth for Arizona, but the Diamondbacks stranded five the last two innings. The Cardinals wasted two hits to open the ninth when Ramirez struck out Matt Carpenter, Matt Holliday and Matt Adams.