(Flushing, NY) — Mike Leake was lit up for 10 hits and seven runs in the first two innings as the Cardinals lost 7-3 to the Mets in New York. Three of the runs were unearned thanks to a throwing error by third baseman Jedd Gyorko. Luke Voit had a pinch-hit, RBI double and Magneuris Sierra went 3-for-4 with a two-run single for St. Louis in defeat.
>>Cardinals Close Out Series With Mets Today
(Flushing, NY) — The Cardinals and Mets close out their four-game series at Citi Field this morning. Lance Lynn goes after win number-nine for St. Louis, while New York starts 4-and-2 Seth Lugo. First pitch is at 11:10 a.m. The Cardinals are 3-and-3 since the All-Star break and are fourth in the NL Central at 46-and-48, four-and-a-half games out of firSt.
>>Cubs Complete Sweep Of Braves With Sixth Straight Win
(Cumberland, GA) — Mike Montgomery outdueled R.A. Dickey, and also homered off of him, as the Cubs cruised to an 8-2 win over the Braves in Atlanta. Tommy La Stella and Javier Baez also homered and Addison Russell went 4-for-4 with two RBI as Chicago swept the three-game series with its sixth straight win. The Cubs host the Cardinals tomorrow afternoon.
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