(St.Louis, MO) — The Reds shutout the Cardinals for the second straight night, grabbing a 1-0 win in the rubber match of a three-game set at Busch Stadium .John Lackey took the tough-luck loss after giving up the homer and striking out eight over eight innings. Lackey dropped to 9-and-6.
>>Holliday Hurt In Loss
(St.Louis, MO) — Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday is unfortunately dealing with a familiar injury. Holliday had to leave last night’s loss to the Reds due to a right quad strain. He missed 31 games earlier in the season with the same injury.
>>Cards Host Rockies Tonight
(St.Louis, MO) — The Cardinals continue their homestand as the Rockies come to town tonight for the first of a four-game series. Carlos Martinez puts his 11-and-4 mark up against Colorado’s Chris Rusin, who is 3-and-4. First pitch is at 6:15 p.m. St.Louis is on the road for six games next week.
>>Lester Fans 14 As Cubs Hold Off Rockies
(Chicago, IL) — Jon Lester struck out a season-high 14 batters and the Cubs held on for a 3-2 win over the Rockies at Wrigley Field. Dexter Fowler and Anthony Rizzo homered for Chicago, which built a 3-0 lead in the third. The Cubs open a four-game series with the Brewers tonight in Milwaukee.
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