(St. Louis, MO) — Jaime Garcia gave up two home runs in the first inning and the Cardinals never recovered in a 15-2 loss to the Reds at Busch Stadium. Adam Duvall homered twice and drove in five for Cincinnati, which had 22 hits. Michael Wacha gave up seven more runs in relief for St. Louis.
>>Cardinals Host Reds Again Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals and Reds continue their four-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Adam Wainwright seeks his 13th win for St. Louis, while Robert Stephenson starts for Cincinnati. First pitch is at 7:15 p.m. The Cards are a game behind the Giants for the second NL wild card.
>>Oquendo Returning To Work With Top Prospects
(St. Louis, MO) — Former third base coach Jose Oquendo is returning to the Cardinals. He’ll work with some of the club’s top prospects during the instructional league. Oquendo took a leave of absence during spring training after realizing he would knee replacement surgery.
>>Cubs Crush Pirates To Reach 100 Wins
(Pittsburgh, PA) — Javier Baez hit a grand slam and drove in six as the Cubs crushed the Pirates 12-2 in Pittsburgh. Kris Bryant also went deep for Chicago, which banged out 18 hits to reach 100 wins on the year. It’s the first time the Cubs have done that since 1935. The series continues tonight.
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