>>Wainwright Drives In Four As Cardinals Double Up Rockies
(Denver, CO) — Adam Wainwright drove in four runs to help his own cause as the Cardinals doubled up the Rockies 10-5 in Denver. Wainwright pitched into the sixth inning for his 12th win. Matt Adams hit a solo homer and Jedd Gyorko [[ JERK-oh ]] a two-run shot as St. Louis won its fourth in-a-row.
>>Cardinals, Rockies Play Matinée Today
(Denver, CO) — The Cardinals and Rockies close out their three-game series today at Coors Field. Luke Weaver starts for St. Louis, while Colorado counters with German [[ hur-MAHN ]] Marquez. First pitch is at 2:40 p.m. The Cardinals, Giants and Mets are all tied for the two NL wild card spots.
>>Lester Wins 18th As Cubs Top Reds
(Chicago, IL) — Jon Lester became the National League’s first 18-game winner this season as the Cubs beat the Reds 6-1 at Wrigley. The lefty allowed one run in seven innings and also doubled home the game’s first run. Anthony Rizzo had two hits and three RBI for Chicago. The series finale is tonight.
>>Cubs Inch Closer To Home-Field Advantage
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs are inching closer to home-field advantage. Chicago clobbered the Reds, 6-1, last night at Wrigley Field. The Cubs’ magic number for home-field throughout the National League playoffs is now three.
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