(St. Louis, MO) — Michael Wacha allowed four runs in just three innings of work as the Cardinals lost 9-4 to the Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Yadier Molina’s two-run single capped a three-run first for St. Louis, which lost its third in-a-row. Molina also homered in the eighth. The Cards have lost five-of-six overall.
>>Gyorko Scratched For Birth Of Daughter
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals played without third baseman Jedd Gyorko against the Dodgers last night. He was scratched from the starting lineup to be on hand for the birth of his daughter. Jhonny Peralta started at third in his place. Gyorko is batting .316 with eight home runs this season.
>>Cubs Drop Fifth Straight To Padres
(San Diego, CA) — The Cubs’ losing streak is now at five games after a 6-2 setback to the Padres in San Diego. Eddie Butler was battered for all six runs in less than five innings to take the loss. Kyle Schwarber hit his eighth home run for Chicago. The teams close out the three-game series this afternoon.
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