(Denver, CO) — Randal Grichuk clubbed a two-run homer as the Cardinals knocked off the Rockies, 5-3. Carlos Martinez smacked a two-run double and went five innings to improve to 15-and-8. Kevin Siegrist allowed a Ryan Raburn solo homer in the ninth, but held on for his third save.
>>Cardinals Clash With Rockies Again Tonight
(Denver, CO) — The Cardinals and Rockies play the second of their three-game series tonight at Coors Field. Adam Wainwright will try for his 12th win for St. Louis, while Colorado counters with 8-and-8 Jorge De La Rosa. First pitch is at 7:40 p.m. The Cards are tied with the Giants for the second NL wild card.
>>Cubs Strike Late To Sink Reds
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs scored five unanswered runs to rally for a 5-2 win over the Reds. Addison Russell and Willson Contreras hit solo homers in the seventh and Jason Heyward added a two-run blast in the eighth. Jason Hammel went seven innings to improve to 15-and-9. Aroldis Chapman earned his 15th save. The teams play the second game of the series tonight.
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