(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals fell behind 7-0 in the third inning and never recovered in a 9-6 loss to the Marlins at Busch Stadium. Mike Leake served up three homers, including two to Giancarlo Stanton, in less than four innings to fall to 6-and-7. Tommy Pham went 2-for-5 with three RBI for St. Louis, which has lost three of its last four games.
>>Cardinals Face Fish One More Time Today
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals face the Fish one more time today. The teams finish their four-game series with the Marlins this afternoon at Busch Stadium. Michael Wacha takes the mound for St. Louis, while Miami starts Tom Koehler. First pitch is at 12:45 p.m. The Cards are third in the NL Central at 40-and-44, five-and-a-half games out of first place.
>>Cubs Rally Past Rays
(Chicago, IL) — Ian Happ’s two-run single snapped a 3-all tie in the seventh inning as the Cubs rallied to beat the Rays 7-3 at Wrigley Field. Jon Jay’s three-run, pinch-hit homer tied the game in the sixth for Chicago, which split the two-game set against Joe Maddon’s former team. The Cubs host the NL Central-leading Brewers tonight at Wrigley Field in a makeup game from May.
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