(St. Louis, MO) — Jon Lester allowed just three hits over eight innings for his 17th win as the Cubs shut out the Cardinals 7-0 at Busch Stadium. Carlos Martinez struck out nine, but gave up four runs in six frames to fall to 14-and-8 with the loss. St. Louis had just three singles in the setback.
>>Wacha Returns From DL In Relief
(St. Louis, MO) — Pitcher Michael Wacha is back with the Cardinals. He was activated from the disabled list before yesterday’s game against the Cubs. Wacha pitched in relief for the first time since 2014, giving up three runs in the ninth inning. He had been out with a shoulder injury.
>>Cardinals At Giants Tonight
(San Francisco, CA) — The Cardinals begin a four-game series with the Giants tonight in San Francisco. Adam Wainwright toes the rubber for St. Louis, while Johnny Cueto starts for the Giants. First pitch is at 9:15 p.m. The Cards are a half-game out of the second NL wild card.
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