(Cincinnati, OH) — Dexter Fowler’s two-run homer in the top of the 11th proved to be the difference as the Cardinals defeated the Reds 4-2 at Great American Ball Park. St. Louis jumped out to a 2-0 lead with RBI by Jose Martinez and Yairo Munoz. Austin Gomber pitched no-hit ball into the seventh inning and Sam Tuivailala earned the win. Bud Norris locked down the save as the Cards snapped a two-game slide.
>>Cards’ Wrap Up With Reds
(Cincinnati, OH) — The Cardinals wrap up their three-game series with the Reds today in Cincinnati. Jack Flaherty will take the ball for the Cards. Cincy will counter with Sal Romano. First pitch is at 11:35 a.m. The Cardinals are fourth in the NL Central at 51-and-50, seven-and-a-half games behind first-place Chicago.
>>D’backs Cruise Past Cubs Behind Buchholz
(Chicago, IL) — Clay Buchholz pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning in his return from the disabled list as the Diamondbacks beat the Cubs 5-1 at Wrigley Field. Jason Heyward hit a solo homer in the sixth for the Cubs, who have been outscored 12-2 in the first two games of this four-game series. Kyle Hendricks allowed three runs in five frames to absorb the loss. The teams play again this afternoon.
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