(St. Louis, MO) — Kevin Siegrist gave up a solo homer to Ryan Braun in the top of the ninth inning as the Cardinals lost 2-1 to the Brewers at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter doubled and scored on Stephen Piscotty’s sac-fly to tie the game in the bottom of the eighth for St. Louis. The teams split the four games.
>>Cardinals Host Cubs Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals host the first-place Cubs in the first of a three-game series tonight. Mike Leake takes the mound for St. Louis, while Chicago counters with Kyle Hendricks. First pitch is at 7:15 p.m. The Cards are 16 games back in the NL Central, but just a half-game out of the second NL wild card.
>>Cubs Crush Astros In Rubber Match
(Houston, TX) — Addison Russell went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI to power the Cubs to a 9-5 win over the Astros in Houston. Jorge Soler also homered for Chicago, which led 9-0 in the fourth inning. Jake Arrieta got his 17th win as the Cubs took two-of three. They play in St. Louis tonight.
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