(St.Louis, MO) — Starlin Castro homered, drove in four runs and scored three times as the Cubs cut down the Cardinals, 8-5, in St.Louis. Anthony Rizzo went deep and plated three for Chicago, which has won five in-a-row. Randal Grichuk hit a two-run homer during a five-run fifth for the Cards, who will try to avoid a three-game sweep today. Michael Wacha allowed six runs in only four innings to fall to 15-and-5.
>>Cards Close Out Series With Cubs Today
(St.Louis, MO) — The Cardinals and Cubs close out their three-game series at Busch Stadium today. Carlos Martinez starts for St.Louis. He’s 13-and-7 with a 3.04 ERA in 27 outings this season. Jon Lester toes the rubber for Chicago. He’s 9-and-10 with a 3.59 ERA. First pitch is set for 12:45 p.m.
>>Cards To Open 2016 Season At Pittsburgh
(New York, NY) — The Cardinals will open the 2016 season on the road. Major League Baseball has unveiled its tentative schedule for 2016. The Redbirds play the division-rival Pirates Monday, April 4th in Pittsburgh. The home opener is April 11th against Milwaukee. The season ends on October 2nd.
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