(Los Angeles, CA) — Dexter Fowler’s solo homer in the bottom of the eighth inning boosted the Cardinals to a 2-1 win over the Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Paul DeJong doubled in the first run in the second for St. Louis. Carlos Martinez pitched eight innings of four-hit, one-run ball for his fourth win.
>>Cardinals Release Broxton, Call Up Gant
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals are parting ways with veteran reliever Jonathan Broxton. The 32-year-old has been released, with the Cardinals calling up pitcher John Gant from Triple-A Memphis. Broxton inked a two-year, 7.5-million-dollar deal before last season. He had a 6.89 ERA in 20 games this year.
>>Cards Close Out Series With Dodgers Today
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals close out their four-game series with the Dodgers this afternoon at Busch Stadium. Adam Wainwright puts his 5-and-3 mark up against LA’s Brandon McCarthy, who is 5-and-1. The Cards are second in the NL Central at 25-and-25, a game-and-a-half behind the Brewers.
>>Cubs Edged By Padres For Sixth Straight Loss
(San Diego, CA) — The Cubs completed an 0-and-6 western road trip with a 2-1 loss at San Diego. Koji Uehara allowed a triple and a fielder’s choice in the eighth for the go-ahead run. Chicago scored on an infield single by Javier Baez in the second. The Cubs host the Cardinals tomorrow.
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