(St. Louis, MO) — The Cubs scored six runs in the first and never looked back in a 12-3 win over the Cardinals. Jason Hammel hit a two-run double in the first and fired seven-and-a-third innings of one-run ball to improve to 6-and-1. Michael Wacha was shelled for eight runs and eight hits in four innings to fall to 2-and-5. St. Louis is seven games behind first-place Chicago in the NL Central.
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(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals and Cubs close out their three-game series this afternoon at Busch Stadium. Carlos Martinez puts his 4-and-4 mark up against Chicago’s Jake Arrieta, who is a perfect 8-and-0. The Cards open a four-game series at Washington tomorrow, followed by three at Milwaukee.
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