(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals managed just four hits in a 2-1 loss to the Cubs at Busch Stadium. Jake Arrieta allowed just an unearned run in six innings to get the win. Adam Wainwright took the loss. Down 2-0, a throwing error led to the lone St. Louis run in the fifth. All the Cards’ hits were singles.
>>Cards’ Piscotty Leaves With Head Contusion
(St. Louis, MO) — Cardinals outfielder Stephen Piscotty left last night’s game against the Cubs with a head contusion. He was hit in the head with a throw from Cubs second baseman Javier Baez while sliding into home plate. Piscotty is expected to be okay, but will be re-evaluated this morning.
>>Cards Close Out Series With Cubs Today
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals and Cubs close out their three-game, season-opening series today at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn is slated to start for St. Louis, while former Cardinal John Lackey gets the call for Chicago. First pitch is at 12:45 p.m. The Cardinals will host the Reds starting Friday.
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