(Washington, DC) — Mike Leake threw seven shutout innings to outduel Max Scherzer as the Cardinals beat the Nationals 6-1 in D.C. Stephen Piscotty went 3-for-5 with a home run and five RBI as St. Louis avoided a three-game sweep. Scherzer stuck out 10 in six innings, but gave up three runs to take the loss.
>>Cubs Blanked By Dodgers
(Chicago, IL) — After receiving their World Series rings, the Cubs were shut out on five hits in a 2-0 loss to the Dodgers at Wrigley. John Lackey struck out 10 in six innings, but gave up a first-inning solo homer to Andrew Toles to take the loss. Anthony Rizzo had two hits for Chicago. The series finale is today.
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