Diamondbacks pound Cardinals 14-1

Diamondbacks pound Cardinals 14-1
By The Associated Press
Apr. 24, 2024 | ST. LOUIS
By The Associated Press Apr. 24, 2024 | 09:28 AM | ST. LOUIS
Pavin Smith hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high six runs to help the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 14-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

Christian Walker and Kevin Newman also homered for Arizona, which leads the majors with 148 runs.

Tommy Henry (1-1) tossed six effective innings in his first win in five starts this season. The 26-year-old left-hander gave up one run on five hits and struck out six with one walk.

Willson Contreras homered for St. Louis, which has lost five of six.

Arizona scored 13 runs after two out.

Matz (1-2) allowed seven runs on six hits over 4 1/3 innings. He finished with four strikeouts and three walks.

Contreras left the game in the fifth inning with a sore hand. He is listed as day-to-day.

(AP Photo Scott Kane)