Just Baseball Highlight Reel: Grand Slam Goldy Walks it Off

All of the highlights you have to see from Monday's MLB action.

ST LOUIS, MO - MAY 23: Paul Goldschmidt #46 of the St. Louis Cardinals is congratulated by Ron Pop' Warner #75 of the St. Louis Cardinals after hitting a walk-off grand slam against the Toronto Blue Jays during the tenth inning at Busch Stadium on May 23, 2022 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Puetz/Getty Images)

Cardinals 7, Blue Jays 3

Paul Goldschmidt was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts as he approached the plate in the bottom of the ninth. With the bases loaded, one pitch took Goldschmidt from hitless to hero.


The #BattleOfTheBirds (sorry) had a raised level of intensity as each starter battled through a couple mistakes to keep their team in the game. In the sixth, Miles Mikolas made one of the few mistkaes he’s made all season serving up a home run to George Springer.


Back-to-back bases loaded walks gave Toronto a two-run lead in the seventh. Cardinals rookie Juan Yepez has quickly become a fan-favorite and it’s easy to see why.

Harrison Bader drove a run in to tie it, setting up Goldschmidt to send the fans home happy.

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Side note: Remember the questions about “if Tommy Edman can play short?” Answered:

Twins 5, Tigers 4

A walk-off winner in Minnesota!

The division foes went nine rounds in this one with the home team getting the last punch. Gio Urshela hit a ball towards a diving Javier Baez leaving a chance for either batter or shortstop to be the hero. Advantage Urshela.


The Twins offense was kick-started by a Max Kepler first inning Grand Slam. Tigers rookie starter Elvin Rodriguez recovered well not allowing another run and going five, saving the bullpen.


Jonathan Schoop cut into the Twins lead when Griffin Jax hung a off speed pitch high in the zone and Schoop drove it 430 feet over the wall.

Miguel Cabrera worked the count full before driving the ball to shallow right field scoring Schoop and tying the game.

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Padres 3, Brewers 2

You thought we were finished with walk-offs? Wrong.

The Brewers had a few chances to win this game and could not convert. In the bottom of the 10th, Brewers pitcher Miguel Sanchez found himself in a bases loaded situation when Jose Azocar delivered the walk-off single.

The Brewers struck first when outfielder Tyrone Taylor doubled in two runs in the second, a lead that would hold until the seventh. Bottom seven, Trent Grisham squares to bunt and glides the ball perfectly down the line, scoring a run and tying the game.

Hell of a game between two of the best teams in the National League. The first place Brew Crew move to 26-16, while the Padres sit at 28-14.

Pirates 2, Rockies 1

The Pirates leaned on their pitching and squeezed out a win in game one of the series. J.T. Brubaker went 6.2 innings allowing only one run and cheat code David Bednar came in for what has become his signature two-inning role to shut the door.

The scoring started on a Ke’Bryan Hays double in first giving Pittsburgh the early 1-0 lead.

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The second run was scored on an infield single, leaving us with few highlights.

However, Rodolfo Castro put on a show. The overlooked Pirates infield prospect flashed the leather and added a double.

Cubs 7, Reds 4

Well, Ian Happ continues to be a torn in the side of the Reds. Of his 91 career home runs, 23 have come against the Reds including his clutch long ball tonight.


The ball was flying in Cincinnati as Tommy Pham and Partick Wisdom also went deep, but the real show was Aristides Aquino. Aquino took us back to August 2019 with his performance tonight leaving the yard twice including the Reds longest home run of the year, 439 feet.


Dodgers 10, Nationals 1

What a performance by Dodgers pitcher Tyler Anderson. A strong eight innings, five hits, no runs and eight strikeouts.


The Dodgers did not hit a home run, but 7-for-12 with runners in scoring position will do the job. No need to walk you through it all. Just sit back and enjoy some Dodger runs.

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Orioles 6, Yankees 4

I will not say this Baltimore team is “good” but they have gained a bit of a swagger since calling up Adley Rutchman. Following two walk-offs wins over the weekend, the Orioles came into Yankee Stadium and gutted out a big win, despite Aaron Judge homering twice.


Baltimore was down 2-1 in the third when Austin Hays came up with a two-run single to give the O’s their first lead. Judge tied it in the fifth with his league leading 17th home run.

Ramon Urias, who had three hits Monday night, drove the high fastball towards the short porch in right field as Judge watched someone else leave the yard for a change.


The Orioles bullpen did not allow a hit in 1.1 innings as Jorge Lopez earned his fifth save.

Phillies 7, Braves 3

Before we get into the runs, let’s see one taken away. Ichiro level of arm here from Roman Quinn.

Philadelphia loaded the bases in the second when leadoff hitter Rhys Hoskins drove a ball to right center field clearing the bases.

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Catchers turned outfielder, William Contreras, misplayed a ball trickling towards the fence allowing catcher JT Realmuto to show off his speed and extend the lead to 4-0.


The Braves poked a few singles scoring three in the later innings but never made much of a comeback. The defending Champions fall to 19-23, good for third place in the division.

Guardians 6, Astros 1

Guardians pitcher Tristian McKenzie was great Monday night against a Houston lineup with few holes. McKenzie went seven innings allowing three hits, and one run.

Cleveland was leading 2-0 in the fifth with superstar Jose Ramirez extended the lead with his 10th home run of the season.

A rare error by Jeremy Pena lead to a couple more runs making it 6-0 Guardians. Alex Bregman worked a full count against McKenzie and took advantage of the only mistake the Guardians pitcher made all night.

Diamondbacks 9, Royals 5

It was a bad day to be a starting pitcher named Zack in Arizona. Zach Davies and Zack Greinke each lasted less than four innings and surrounded more than four runs.

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Whit Merrifield, who’s heating up, took the first pitch of the game and drove it over the wall, the first of three home runs in the top of the first.


Arizona responded with three runs of their own in the bottom half to cut the lead to 1. A special shoutout to Just Baseball Admin for combining the videos.


With the game tied at five in the fourth, Ketel Marte (.361/.435/.557 in May) doubled driving two across the plate.

Mariners 7, Athletics 6

The starters were miserable, the bullpens were fantastic, and the bats were hot. Each bullpen went about four innings with Oakland’s tossing a shutout and Seattle’s giving up a single run.

The Mariners scored first when their electric rookie Julio Rodriguez homered for the fourth time this season.

The A’s responded with a Chad Pinder home run followed by a sacrifice fly and RBI single to make it 3-3. Cal Raleigh has six hits on the year, four of which are home runs. 5-3 Seattle.

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Once again, the A’s push a comeback with a Tony Kemp RBI single and Christian Pache two-run double.

Seattle sent Paul Seawald to the mound to close it out, earning his second save of the season.

Brewers 2, Padres 3

In the bottom of the second inning the Milwaukee Brewers scored two runs on an RBI double from Tyrone Taylor. That is all the offense they would muster on the night.

It’s not like they didn’t have their opportunities though. Great defense just beats good offense sometimes.


The Brewers didn’t exactly set the world on fire offensively either, but managed to scratch a run in the fifth and another in the seventh to tie the game and eventually send it into extras. With the aid of the ghost runner (and two intentional walks), the Padres were able to win on a walk-off bases-loaded single by Jose Azocar.

Mets 13, Giants 2

New York’s rotation has dwindled due to injuries, and the next man up was David Peterson. Peterson pitched well going six innings, allowing three hits and two runs.

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The Mets meanwhile erupted for 13 runs and 18 hits, taking the first game of this three-game set in San Francisco.

A big blow out = let’s see the home runs.

Tuesday night the Mets and Giants will once again be playing at the end of your MLB slate, giving fans a great pitching matchup to spend the day looking forward to: Chris Bassitt vs. Logan Webb.

No day games are on the schedule, but all 30 teams will play (weather permitting), starting with Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates at 6:35 p.m. ET. We will have you covered with everything that takes place in tomorrow’s Just Baseball Highlight Reel.