(Kansas City, MO) — Matt Carpenter homered, plated two and scored twice in the Cardinals‘ 8-4 win over the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Six different Redbirds drove in a run apiece in support of Michael Wacha, who went six innings to improve to 4-and-7. They’ve split the first two of the four-game home-and-home set.
>>Cardinals Host Royals Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) — After two games in Kansas City, the Cardinals and Royals now play two more in St. Louis. Carlos Martinez will start tonight’s game at Busch Stadium for the Cardinals, while KC counters with Edinson Volquez. First pitch is at 7:15 p.m. The teams will also play tomorrow at 6:15 p.m.
>>Cubs Outlast Reds In 15
(Cincinnati, OH) — Javier Baez belted a grand slam in the top of the 15th as the Cubs downed the Reds, 7-2. A night after his historic three-homer performance, Kris Bryant singled in the go-ahead run in the 15th. South Central High School grad Spencer Patton earned his first win. The teams close out the three-game series with a matinee today.
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