(St. Louis, MO) — Luke Weaver was outdueled by Eric Lauer as the Cardinals lost 4-2 to the Padres at Busch Stadium. Weaver gave up all four runs while pitching into the sixth inning to take the loss. Marcell Ozuna hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth for St. Louis, which lost two-of-three to San Diego.
>>Cardinals Host Cubs Tomorrow
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals are off today. They host the Cubs in the first of a three-game series tomorrow night. Michael Wacha puts his 8-and-1 mark on the line for St. Louis, while Chicago counters with 7-and-2 Jon Lester. The Cards are 36-and-30, four games back in the NL Central.
>>Cardinals’ Martinez To Miss Cubs Series On Paternity Leave
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals will be without first baseman Jose Martinez against the Cubs this weekend. Manager Mike Matheny says he will be placed on the paternity list and miss the Chicago series. The birth of Martinez’s child will take place in Venezuela. Luke Voit will be recalled from Triple-A Memphis.
>>Cubs Blanked By Brewers
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Cubs were shut out for the second straight game, losing 1-0 to the Brewers in Milwaukee. Mike Montgomery was outdueled by Jhoulys Chacin. Javier Baez had two of Chicago’s six hits in defeat. The Cubs are 38-and-27, a game-and-a-half out of first in the NL Central.
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