(St. Louis, MO) — Carlos Martinez served up a pair of two-run homers to Bryce Harper as the Cardinals lost 7-2 to the Nationals at Busch Stadium. Max Scherzer held the Cards to just two hits while striking out 12 in seven innings for his 10th win. Tommy Pham homered in the eighth for St. Louis.
>>Cardinals Host Marlins Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals continue their homestand tonight with the first of four against the Marlins. Adam Wainwright will start for St. Louis seeking his ninth win, while Miami counters with 0-and-4 Jeff Locke. The Cards are third in the NL Central at 39-and-42, three-and-a-half games out of firSt.
>>Cardinals’ Molina, Martinez Selected To NL All-Star Team
(New York, NY) — Catcher Yadier Molina and pitcher Carlos Martinez will represent the Cardinals at next week’s All-Star Game in Miami. Roster were revealed last night and both were selected to the National League squad. It will be the eighth All-Star appearance for Molina and the second for Martinez.
>>Happ Powers Cubs Past Reds
(Cincinnati, OH) — Ian Happ went 3-for-4 with two home runs to power the Cubs to a 6-2 win at Cincinnati. Jake Arrieta pitched seven innings of one-hit ball for his eighth win. Chicago is second in the NL Central at 41-and-41, two games behind Milwaukee. The Cubs host the Rays tomorrow.
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