(Milwaukee, WI) — Yadier Molina hit a pair of solo homers as the Cardinals built a 5-1 lead and hung on to beat the Brewers 5-4 in Milwaukee. Kolten Wong had a two-run double for St. Louis, which has traded wins and losses in its last seven games. Luke Weaver pitched two-run ball into the seventh for the win. Trevor Rosenthal got four outs for his seventh save.
>>Cards Close Out Series With Crew Today
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Cardinals close out their three-game series with the Brewers this afternoon at Miller Park. Michael Wacha starts for St. Louis, while Milwaukee counters with Matt Garza. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m. The Cards are third in the NL Central at 53-and-54, four-and-a-half out of first and seven-and-a-half back in the NL wild card race.
>>Cubs Blanked By D’backs
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs were held to just three hits in a 3-0 loss to the Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field. Jake Arrieta allowed two runs, but just one earned, in seven frames to fall to 10-and-8 with the loss. The Cubs had won three straight. They lead the NL Central at 57-and-49, two-and-a-half games ahead of the Brewers. Chicago and Arizona finish their series today.
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