(Chicago, IL) — Luke Weaver gave up six runs in the first two innings and the Cardinals went on to lose 8-5 to the Cubs in Chicago. Harrison Bader scored on a Jon Lester wild pitch in the first for St. Louis before Chicago scored the game’s next eight runs. Jedd Gyorko had two of the Cardinals’ five hits in defeat.
>>Cardinals Host Reds Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals are at home tonight to open a three-game series with the Reds. Michael Wacha opposes Cincinnati’s Brandon Finnegan. The Cards are second in the NL Central at 10-and-8, a game-and-a-half behind the Pirates. Cincy is an MLB-worst 3-and-15 and fired manager Bryan Price yesterday.
>>Cubs At Rockies Tonight
(Denver, CO) — The Cubs now embark on a five-game road trip to Colorado and Cleveland. They begin with a three-game series against the Rockies in Denver. Kyle Hendricks will start tonight for Chicago, while Colorado counters with Jon Gray. The Cubs are .500 on the year at 8-and-8, two-and-a-half games back in the NL Central.
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