(San Diego, CA) — Stephen Piscotty went 3-for-5 with a two homers and five RBI as the Cardinals pounded the Padres 10-3 at Petco Park. He capped a four-run first with a two-run triple, and homered in the seventh and ninth as St.Louis avoided a three-game sweep. Michael Wacha got his 15th win.
>>Cardinals At Diamondbacks Tonight
(Phoenix, AZ) — The Cardinals continue their road trip tonight with the first of four games against the Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Lance Lynn opposes Arizona’s Robbie Ray at 9 p.m. At 78-and-45, the Cardinals have the best record in the majors and lead the Pirates by three-and-a-half games in the NL Central.
>>Cubs Sweep Braves Four Straight
(Chicago, IL) — Kris Bryant hit two of the Cubs’ five homers in a 9-3 win over the Braves at Wrigley Field. Kyle Schwarber, Dexter Fowler and Miguel Montero also went deep as Chicago swept the four games. Jason Hammel pitched two-run ball into the seventh for the win. The Cubs play a makeup with Cleveland today.
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