Defeat is Cardinals' third in succession and fifth loss in six games as ninth-inning rally falls short. Arenado slump continues at one for 24. Sosa hits first homer.
Neither Kim (1-3) nor Cincinnati's Castillo (1-8) has won since April. Edman to play right field with Carpenter at second base.
Manager's decision pays off in victory over Cincinnati.
Between the 2019 season opener and the beginning of Thursday's, the Cardinals had lost 68 percent of the games in which they allowed four or more runs. They’re 1-0 in that category now.