(St. Louis, MO) — After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Cincinnati. They face the Reds in the first of a three-game series at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn makes his 30th start of the season for St. Louis. He’s 10-and-7 with a 2.94 ERA. The Reds hand the ball to Robert Stephenson, who is 4-and-4 with a 5.15 ERA in 21 appearances.
>>Cardinals Second In NL Central
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals enter play today in second place in the NL Central and still very much in playoff contention. St. Louis has won three in-a-row and seven of its last eight games to improve to 75-and-68, two games behind the first-place Cubs in the NL Central and a half-game ahead of the Brewers. The Cards are three-and-a-half back in the NL wild card race.
>>Cubs Host Mets Tonight
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs return to action tonight as they host the Mets in the first of a three-game series at Wrigley Field. Jose Quintana starts for Chicago opposite New York’s Robert Gsellman. The Cubs have lost thee in a row and six of their last eight games to fall to 77-and-66. The lead the Cardinals by two games in the NL Central and the Brewers by two-and-a-half.
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