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Fowler comes up big as Cardinals top Reds 8-7 in 10 innings

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 19: Dexter Fowler #25 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a home run to tie the game against the St. Louis Cardinals during the eighth inning of the game at Great American Ball Park on September 19, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. St. Louis defeated Cincinnati 8-7 in ten innings. Kirk Irwin/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
CINCINNATI: Dexter Fowler hit a tying homer in the eighth inning and a go-ahead double in the 10th, helping the St. Louis Cardinals knock off the Cincinnati Reds 8-7 on Tuesday night.
Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong also connected for St. Louis, which was swept by NL Central-leading Chicago over the weekend and had dropped four of five overall. Juan Nicasio (4-5) pitched 1 1/3 innings for the win and Tyler Lyons got two outs for his third save.
The third-place Cardinals (78-72) remained six games back of the Cubs in the division. St. Louis also is in the mix for a wild card after missing the playoffs last season.