Springfield Cardinals walk it off in home opener to remember
There's no place like home for the Springfield Cardinals.
After an 0-7 start to begin the season, Irving Lopez hit a walk-off two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Springfield a thrilling 12-11 win in its home opener at Hammons Field over Northwest Arkansas.
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The Springfield Cardinals take on the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at Hammons Field on Thursday, April 11, 2019 during the Cardinals home opener. (Photo: Nathan Papes/News-Leader)