(Milwaukee, WI) — Tommy Pham hit a pair of two-run homers as the Cardinals edged the Brewers 5-4 in the second of three games at Miller Park. Matt Carpenter hit a solo shot among his three hits for the NL Central-leading Redbirds, who have won three in-a-row to move four games ahead of Pittsburgh in the division. Jaime Garcia improved to 9-and-5 after giving up four runs in six-and-a-third innings. Trevor Rosenthal closed it out for his 45th save.
>>Cards Battle Brewers One More Time Tonight
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Cardinals and Brewers go at it one more time as they close out their three-game series in Milwaukee tonight. John Lackey starts for St.Louis, while the Brew Crew counters with Jimmy Nelson. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. The Cardinals open a three-game set in Chicago tomorrow.
>>Cubs Clip Pirates In 12
(Pittsburgh, PA) — Anthony Rizzo’s sac-fly RBI in the 12th inning lifted the Cubs to a 3-2 win over the Pirates at PNC Park. Kris Bryant doubled in a run in the sixth and then scored on Starlin Castro’s sacrifice later in the frame. Hector Rondon picked up the win for the Northsiders, who have won two in-a-row since dropping the opener of the four-game set. Chicago is three games behind Pittsburgh for the top NL Wild Card spot. The teams wrap up the four-game series today.
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