Ozuna's game-winner was his first-career walk-off homer, as he helped the Cards snap the Rockies' four-game win streak. It also puts the Cards two games over .500 both at home and overall, as they rallied from an early 4-0 deficit. Jake McGee gave up Ozuna's game-winner, while Jedd Gyorko also went deep in the Cardinals' win.
This victory comes after they took two of three from the Cubs over the weekend, as the Cardinals continue to fight in the NL Wild Card race.
The Rockies fall to 1.5 games back in the NL West with the loss, despite Nolan Arenado connecting with a grand slam The homer was his third in the past four games and his fifth-career grand slam. He now has 79 RBI on the year, just one behind Eugenio Suarez of the Cincinnati Reds for the National League lead.
Meanwhile, the Minnesota Twins had the same type of fortune on Monday, walking off against the first-place Cleveland Indians for a 5-4 victory. Mitch Garver connected with a walk-off RBI double in the ninth, helping the Twins improve to 7-3 against "The Tribe" this season.
Despite that success, the Twins still sit eight games behind the Indians for first place int the AL Central. Jose Ramirez went deep twice for the Indians, pulling him in to a tie with J.D. Martinez of the Boston Red Sox for the home run lead at 32.
This victory for the Twins comes on the same day that they traded away pitchers Lance Lynn and Zach Duke. The likes of Eduardo Escobar and Ryan Pressly have also been dealt earlier in the week. Fernando Rodney threw a scoreless ninth inning to earn the win, stranding runners at second and third. Minnesota is playing the role of sellers as the deadline nears, but they continue to find a way to play the Indians hard all year long.