(Cincinnati, OH) — Thomas Pham hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning to put the Cardinals ahead in a 9-2 win over the Reds in Cincinnati. Matt Adams added a pinch-hit, two-run homer to cap a five-run eighth inning as St.Louis avoided a four-game sweep. Michael Wahca got his 16th win.
>>Cardinals At Brewers Tomorrow
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Cardinals are off today before continuing their road trip tomorrow in Milwaukee. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-7 record up against the Brewers’ Ariel Pena. Pena gave up two runs in five innings to take the loss in a 5-2 setback to the Marlins in his first career start last week.
>>Phillies Knock Off Cubs
(Philadelphia, PA) — Aaron Altherr scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the seventh inning as the Phillies took down the Cubs, 7-4, in Philadelphia. Chris Coghlan went 4-for-5 with a solo home run and Kris Bryant had an RBI single in defeat. Clayton Richard took the loss.
>>Cubs Take On Pirates Tomorrow
(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Cubs open a four-game series with the Pirates tomorrow in Pittsburgh. The teams will play a doubleheader tomorrow, with game one scheduled for 12:35. Jon Lester will oppose Gerrit Cole in the opener. Jason Hammel will face J.A.Happ in the nightcap.
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