(Miami, FL) — Derek Dietrich’s pinch-hit triple plated the winning run in the ninth inning as the Marlins beat the Cardinals 5-4 in Miami. An RBI double by Stephen Piscotty and a throwing error allowed the Cards to tie it in the eighth. Matt Bowman took the loss as St. Louis split the four-game set.
>>Cardinals Acquire Duke From White Sox
(Miami, FL) — The Cardinals have a new member of their bullpen. They’ve acquired left-hander Zach Duke from the White Sox for Triple-A center fielder Charlie Tilson. Duke is 2-and-0 with a 2.63 ERA and one save this season. The 33-year-old is owed 5.5-million-dollars for next season.
>>Cubs Outlast Mariners In 12 Innings
(Chicago, IL) — Jon Lester got a two-strike, suicide squeeze bunt down to score the winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning as the Cubs outlasted the Mariners 7-6 at Wrigley Field. Chicago overcame a 6-0 deficit with Hector Rondon getting the win. The Cubs host the Marlins tonight.
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