Reid Gorecki found a flashy way to end an 0-23 slump, He lifted a solo home run in the 10th inning to give the Springfield Cardinals a 2-1 win over Corpus Christi.
The Hooks got on the board first when Hector Gimenez drove in a run with a sacrifice fly. It stayed 1-0 until the eighth inning when Tyler Minges also used a sacrifice fly to tie the game. Shaun Boyd, who legged out a out an infield single earlier in the inning, scored the game-tying run.
Starter Justin Pals lasted eight innings and got the victory. The Cardinals split the series with Corpus Christi and snapped a two-game losing streak.