(St. Louis, MO) — Michael Wacha and John Gant combined on a six-hitter as the Cardinals blanked the Pirates 7-0 in St. Louis. Wacha struck out seven over eight innings of five-hit ball to improve to 12-and-7. Yadier Molina hit a three-run homer and drove in five runs as the Cards swept the three games.
>>Cardinals Host Reds Tomorrow
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals are off today on 9-11. They resume their homestand tomorrow night with the first of a three-game series against the Reds. Lance Lynn will oppose Cincinnati’s Robert Stephenson. The Cardinals are just two back in the NL Central and three out of the second NL wild card spot.
>>Cubs Swept By Brewers
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs’ lead in the NL Central is down to two games over both the Brewers and Cardinals. Milwaukee handed Chicago a 3-1 loss at Wrigley Field on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep. Kyle Hendricks took the loss for the Cubs, who have lost six-of-eight. They host the Mets tomorrow.
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