>>Cardinals Host White Sox Tonight
(St.Louis, MO) — After a day off, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight with the first of a two-game Interleague series with the White Sox. Lance Lynn opposes Chicago’s Chris Sale. The Cardinals have won six straight and eight of the last nine games. The White Sox are last in the AL Central.
>>Cardinals’ Division Lead At Nine
(St.Louis, MO) — The Cardinals have opened up a nine-game lead in the National League Central heading into tonight’s game against the White Sox. St.Louis just swept the Cubs to improve to a MLB-best 51-and-24, including 29-and-7 at home. The Pirates are second in the division at 42-and-33.
>>Three Cardinals Still In Line To Start All-Star Game
(New York, NY) — With just three days left to vote, three Cardinals remain in line to start the upcoming All-Star Game in Cincinnati. Outfielder Matt Holliday, third baseman Matt Carpenter and shortstop Jhonny Peralta all lead at their positions, but Yadier Molina trails the Giants’ Buster Posey at catcher.
>>Cubs At Mets Tonight
(Flushing, NY) — After a travel day, the Cubs are in New York tonight to open a series with the Mets at Citi Field. Kyle Hendricks starts for Chicago. He’s 2-and-4 with a 4.46 ERA. Jon Niese gets the ball for the Mets. He’s 3-and-7 with a 4.12 ERA. The Cubs are in the midst of a five-game losing streak.
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