(St. Louis, MO) — R.A. Dickey cruised through seven innings of one-run ball to help lead the Braves past the Cardinals 6-3 in St. Louis. The Cardinals had their eight game winning streak snapped. Michael Wacha surrendered four runs over five frames to take the loss. Paul DeJong homered in defeat.
>>Cards Visit Red Sox Tomorrow
(Boston, MA) — The Cardinals open a two-game Interleague series with the Red Sox in Boston tomorrow. At 61-and-57, St. Louis is a game behind the Cubs for first place in the NL Central. Mike Leake gets the start on the mound tomorrow for the Cards. The Sox counter with Rick Porcello.
>>Cubs Take Rubber Match From D’backs
(Phoenix, AZ) — Javier Baez broke the game open with a three-run homer in the eighth as the Cubs dropped the Diamondbacks 7-2 at Chase Field. Ian Happ followed Baez with a solo homer for the Cubs, who took two of three in the series. Jake Arrieta fired six innings of one-run, three-hit ball to up his record to 12-and-8. The Cubs host the Reds tonight.
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