(San Diego, CA) — Tommy Pham’s solo homer in the sixth inning proved to be the difference as the Cardinals held off the Padres 2-1 in San Diego. Jose Martinez had a sac-fly in the first for St. Louis, which snapped a two-game skid. Mile Mikolas took a shutout into the seventh inning and ran his record to 5-and-0.
>>Cardinals Put Carlos Martinez On DL With Lat Strain
(San Diego, CA) — The Cardinals will be without ace Carlos Martinez for a while. He’s been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a lat strain in his right side. The move is retroactive to Wednesday. Martinez leads the National League with a 1.62 ERA this season. Mike Mayers has been recalled from Memphis.
>>Cubs Host White Sox Today
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs and White Sox renew their Windy City rivalry this afternoon at Wrigley Field. The teams play the first of a three-game series, with first pitch at 1:20 p.m. Tyler Chatwood will start for the Cubs and Carson Fulmer for the White Sox. These teams will rematch on the south side in late September.
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