(St. Louis, MO) — A throwing error by Aledmys Diaz in the 11th inning allowed the go-ahead run to score as the Cardinals lost 6-5 to the Blue Jays at Busch Stadium. Dexter Fowler’s infield single had tied the game in the ninth for St. Louis. Jose Martinez hit a two-run homer for the Cards in defeat.
>>Carpenter Serves One-Game Suspension
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals were without first baseman Matt Carpenter for the series opener against the Blue Jays. He sat out to serve a one-game suspension after making contact with an umpire after being ejected during Sunday’s game against the Brewers. Carpenter argued a called third strike.
>>Cards Battle Blue Jays Again Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals battle the Blue Jays again tonight. It’s the second of their three-game series at Busch Stadium. Carlos Martinez will again try for his first win of the season. He’s 0-and-3 with a 4.76 ERA in four starts. Toronto counters with Mat Latos, who makes his second start of the year.
>>Cubs Edge Pirates With Just Two Hits
(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Cubs were held to just two hits, but still edged the Pirates 1-0 at PNC Park. Kyle Hendricks combined with three relievers on a five-hitter for his second win. Addison Russell doubled and scored on a throwing error in the second. The teams wrap up the three-game series tonight.
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