(Chicago, IL) — Stephen Piscotty hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in a five-run eighth inning as the Cardinals rallied to beat the Cubs 6-4 at Wrigley Field. Brandon Moss also homered and Randall Grichuk doubled in a run. Matt Bowman got the win as the Cards split the four-game series.
>>Cubs’ Lackey Leaves With Apparent Injury
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs are waiting to find out the status of staring pitcher John Lackey. He left last night’s game against his former team with two outs in the seven inning with an apparent injury. Lackey allowed just four hits and one unearned run over six and-two-thirds innings. He struck out five.
>>Cardinals’ Holliday Back In St. Louis Getting Hand Checked Out
(St. Louis, MO) — Injured Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday is back in St. Louis today to meet again with the team hand specialiSt. Reviews of his X-rays confirmed he has a broken right thumb after getting hit by a pitch last Thursday. Holliday will meet with him again next week. Surgery may be needed.
>>Cardinals At Astros Tomorrow
(Houston, TX) — The Cardinals are off today as they head to Houston. They open a two-game series with the Astros tomorrow at Minute Maid Park. Jaime Garcia will oppose Houston’s Dallas Keuchel at 7:10 p.m. The Cardinals are a half-game ahead of the Marlins for the second NL wild card.
>>Cubs Host Brewers Tomorrow
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs have an off-day today before the Brewers come to town. It will be a four-game series with Milwaukee, starting with a day-night doubleheader tomorrow. Trevor Cahill opposes Matt Garza in the opener at 12:20 p.m. Jason Hammel and Chase Anderson pitch the nightcap at 7:05 p.m.
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