(St. Louis, MO) — The Brewers opened up a six-run lead in the second inning and held on to top the Cardinals, 7-6, in St. Louis. Mike Leake surrendered six runs over six innings to take the loss. Aledmys Diaz hit a two-run homer in defeat. Second baseman Kolten Wong had to leave in the second inning with tightness in his forearm.
>>Cardinals Wrap Up Series With Brewers
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals wrap up their four-game series with the Brewers tonight at Busch Stadium. At 30-and-34, St. Louis is three-and-a-half games behind Milwaukee for first in the NL Central. Michael Wacha gets the start on the mound for the Cards. Milwaukee counters with Zach Davies.
>>Mets Cut Down Cubs With Five-Run Eighth
(Flushing, NY) — Curtis Granderson hit a go-ahead solo homer during a five-run eighth as the Mets cut down the Cubs, 9-4, in the rubber match of a three-game set in New York. Anthony Rizzo and Ian Happ hit back-to-back homers to lead off the game for the Cubs, who have lost six of eight. The Cubs open a three-game series in Pittsburgh tomorrow.
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