(Milwaukee, WI) — Carlos Martinez gave up three runs in the first inning and the Cardinals never recovered in a 3-2 loss to the Brewers at Miller Park. Yadier Molina and Tommy Pham had RBI singles in the fourth and fifth, respectively, but that’s as close as the Cardinals would get. Jimmy Nelson got the win for Milwaukee. Martinez dipped to 7-and-9 with the loss.
>>Cubs Crush D’backs With Five Home Runs
(Chicago, IL) — Anthony Rizzo hit two of the Cubs’ five home runs in a 16-4 demolition of the Diamondbacks in Chicago. Jon Lester hit his first career home run, but threw 104 pitches in four-plus innings to miss out on the win. Ian Happ and Javier Baez also homered. The Cubs remain two-and-a-half games up on Milwaukee in the NL Central. They host Arizona again tonight.
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