(Milwaukee, WI) — Jason Heyward’s two-run homer in the top of the 10th lifted the Cardinals to a 3-1 win over the Brewers. Jhonny Peralta smacked an RBI single for St.Louis, which became the first team with 90 wins this season. The Redbirds also increased their lead on the Pirates in the NL Central to three games. Kevin Siegrist earned the win in relief of Carlos Martinez, who struck out nine over eight innings of one-run ball. Trevor Rosenthal logged his 44th save.
>>Cardinals Activate Holliday From DL
(Milwaukee, WI) — Matt Holliday is back with the Cardinals. The outfielder was activated from the disabled list before last night’s game against the Brewers. Holliday did not start, with Stephen Piscotty in left instead. Holliday missed 41 games after being sidelined with a strained right quad on July 30th.
>>Cards Battle Brewers Again Tonight
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Cardinals and Brewers continue their three-game series with the middle contest tonight at Miller Park. Jaime Garcia starts for St.Louis, while Milwaukee sends Wily Peralta to the mound. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. The teams wrap up the series with a night game tomorrow.
>>Cubs Split Doubleheader With Pirates
(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Cubs split a doubleheader with the Pirates in Pittsburgh. After suffering a 5-4 loss in the opener, Jon Lester went the distance to lead Chicago to a 2-1 win in the nightcap. The series continues tonight at 6 p.m. on ESPN.
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