(St. Louis, MO) — George Springer belted the go-ahead home run as the Astros slipped by the Cardinals, 4-1, at in St. Louis. The ‘Stros swept the two-game set. Adam Wainwright tossed seven shutout innings for the Cards, but Kevin Siegrist gave up Springer’s dinger for his second loss. Greg Garcia singled in the only run for St. Louis.
>>Molina Still In Line To Start For NL In All-Star Game
(New York, NY) — Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is still in line to start next month’s All-Star Game. He leads NL backstops with more than 933-thousand votes, with the Giants’ Buster Posey just over 77-thousand behind. Voting ends June 30th. The All-Star Game is July 12th in San Diego.
>>Nats Nip Cubs In 12
(Washington, DC) — Jayson Werth’s RBI single in the bottom of the 12th gave the Nationals a wild 5-4 win over the Cubs. Washington rallied from one-run deficits in the ninth and 12th to take the rubber match of the three-game set. Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and Ben Zobrist added a solo shot for Chicago. Trevor Cahill was charged with the loss. The Cubs begin a three-game home series with Pittsburgh tomorrow afternoon.
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