Cliff Pennington's single in the 16th inning scored Jason Kubel from second base to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 10-9 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in a game that started Wednesday night but didn't end until early Thursday.
At 5 hours and 32 minutes, it was the longest home game in Diamondbacks history as far as time elapsed, and tied for the longest at home in terms of innings.
Yadier Molina drove in three runs, including a leadoff home run that put St. Louis up 8-7 in the seventh, but Aaron Hill's RBI single tied it at 8-8 before both teams scored a run in the 12th.
Pennington was 0 for 11 to start the season before getting three hits in the extra innings.
The Diamondbacks, who won two of three against the Cardinals, came from behind four times to either take the lead or tie the game.
Paul Goldschmidt and Martin Prado each hit a two-run homer, and Gerardo Parra homered, tripled and singled for the Diamondbacks.
Josh Collmenter (1-0) allowed one run on four hits in ...