(Cincinnati, OH) — A trio of Cardinals homered as St. Louis thumped the Reds, 12-7, at the Great American Ball Park. Matt Adams, Brandon Moss, and Jhonny Peralta each drove in three runs and scored twice for the Cardinals, who have won three of four. Matt Bowman picked up the first win of his career by striking out the only batter he faced.
>>Cardinals Close Out Series With Reds Tonight
(Cincinnati, OH) — The Cardinals and Reds meet one more time tonight in Cincinnati. It’s the finale of their three-game series at Great American Ball Park. Adam Wainwright puts his 5-and-4 mark on the line for St. Louis, while Cincinnati sends 2-and-4 Brandon Finnegan to the mound. First pitch is at 6:10 p.m.
>>Cardinals Pick 23rd In MLB Draft Tonight
(Secaucus, NJ) — The Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft begins tonight. The Cardinals have the 23rd overall selection in the first round. They also pick 33rd and 34th as compensation for losing free-agents John Lackey and Jason Heyward. The three-day, 40-round draft runs through Saturday.
>>Cubs Cruise Past Phillies Behind Lackey
(Philadelphia, PA) — John Lackey fired seven innings of three-hit, shutout ball as the Cubs cruised to an 8-1 win over the Phillies in Philadelphia. Javier Baez went 4-for-4 with three RBI and Kris Bryant and Ben Zobrist both homered for Chicago. The Cubs will open a series in Atlanta tomorrow night.
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