(Philadelphia, PA) — After an off-day, the Cardinals begin a three-game series against the Phillies tonight at Citizens Bank Park. Adam Wainwright starts for St. Louis. He’s 9-and-7 with a 4.72 ERA. Philadelphia sends Adam Morgan to the mound. He’s 1-and-7 with a 6.62 ERA. First pitch is at 6:05 p.m.
>>Cardinals Leading First NL Wild Card Spot
(Philadelphia, PA) — The Cardinals enter tonight’s series in Philadelphia nine games over .500. St. Louis has won four in-a-row to improve to 64-and-56. The Cards are one game ahead of the Pirates for the second NL wild card. St. Louis is two-and-a-half games behind the Giants for the first wild card.
>>Bryant Powers Cubs Past Brew Crew
(Chicago, IL) — Kris Bryant went deep twice to power the Cubs past the Brewers 9-6 from Wrigley Field. Bryant went 5-for-5 and drove in five. Jake Arrieta improved to 15-and-5 despite giving up five runs while walking seven batters. Aroldis Chapman earned his seventh save for the Cubs, which have won 18 of 21. The Cubs begin a nine-game western road trip tonight at Colorado.
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