Cardinals claw out a win thanks to rally cat

A member of the Busch Stadium grounds crew removes a cat that ran onto the field during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals Wednesday Aug. 9 2017 in St. Louis

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It is now unknown when Rally Cat is at.

In what may have been a lucky mascot for Missouri's St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, an adorable kitten stopped play on Wednesday night (9 August) after running onto the field.

"It's incredible", Molina said. But never fear, Lucas: You rose to the snarling challenge, and today. hey, you're a meme!

Cardinals fans have already taken to Twitter, calling the kitten #Rallycat.

With the bases loaded and two outs, Yadier Molina was at the plate facing Royals reliever Peter Moylan.

He drops off Rally Cat outside Gate 3 of Busch Field.

"I heard the crowd erupt and I thought there must have been something on the scoreboard", Moylan said.

On the next pitch, Molina drilled his 14th homer of the season into the leftfield seats for his fifth career slam. "I looked at Lorenzo Cain, he was like laughing at me, all the players were laughing at me".

"It's really fun to come to the park every day", first baseman Matt Carpenter said. It was an important game for the Cards, who were in the midst of a four-game winning streak. The animal became known as "Rally Squirrel", and the Cardinals went all the way to the World Series, defeating the Texas Rangers in seven games.

Trevor Rosenthal pitched the ninth to garner his ninth save.

Trevor Rosenthal closed out the ninth inning for his ninth save. Whit Merrifield had four hits and Melky Cabrera homered and drove in three runs.

And it will likely have no shortage of Cardinal fans willing to give it a home. The redbirds fell behind early Wednesday but "clawed" their way back. "Offence did a great job". Kansas City SS Alcides Escobar started his 284th straight game, tying Baltimore's Miguel Tejada (2004-05) for the longest streak in the majors at the position since the Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. started 2,216 consecutive games at short from 1982-96. He added another single in his next at-bat.

In this series, the Royals have gotten only 13 innings out of their starters, putting pressure on a bullpen that had to endure a doubleheader Sunday.

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