St. Louis Cardinals defeat Arizona Diamondbacks, 2-1

PHOENIX - Twice before, Cardinals infielder Brian Barden had a chance to deliver in front of friends, family and his former team.

Twice he had a runner at second base to drive in. Twice he could have been the returning hero.

And twice he flew out to center field.

"It was getting to a point where I need to do something, get on base, just do something," Barden said. "I really wanted to bunt that last at-bat, to tell you truth."

Better that he didn't.

Instead of d...