(Milwaukee, WI) — The Cardinals were held to just four hits in a 3-1 loss to the Brewers in Milwaukee. Jaime Garcia allowed just two runs in five innings, but fell to 4-and-5 with the loss. Brandon Moss homered in the ninth to break up the shutout for St. Louis, which was trying for a three-game sweep.
>>Molina Leads NL All-Star Voting At Catcher
(New York, NY) — Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is leading at his position in voting for next month’s All-Star Game. Matt Carpenter ranks fourth among third basemen and Stephen Piscotty is a distant 14th among outfielders. Five Cubs lead, including overall vote leader Anthony Rizzo at first base.
>>Lester Leads Cubs Past Dodgers
(Chicago, IL) — Jon Lester went the distance to lead the Cubs to a 2-1 win over the Dodgers. Lester allowed a run and four hits while striking out 10 and walking none to improve to 6-and-3. Kris Bryant belted a two-run homer to power Chicago to its seventh win in eight games. The teams play the finale of the four-game series this afternoon.
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