(Los Angeles, CA) — Paul DeJong hit the go-ahead home run in the ninth for the Cardinals in a 3-1 victory over the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Tyler O’Neill drilled a solo shot in the eighth to tie the game for St. Louis, which swept the three-game series. Cards rookie right-hander Jack Flaherty took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before the Dodgers’ Joc Pederson tagged him for a homer. St. Louis holds the top NL wild card spot heading into an off-day today.
>>Cards Place Marcell Ozuna On 10 Day DL
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals are letting Marcell Ozuna rest as he deals with an injury. St. Louis placed him on the 10-day disabled list yesterday with inflammation in his right shoulder. Ozuna has been dealing with shoulder soreness since last season. His DL stint comes as the Cards officially added Matt Adams to the active roster and optioned Daniel Poncedeleon to Class Triple-A Memphis.
>>Cubs Bats Come Alive In Victory Over Tigers
(Detroit, MI) — The Cubs bats came alive in their 8-2 victory over the Tigers at Comerica Park. Rookie David Bote, Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo all homered for the North Siders, who split the two-game set with Detroit. Daniel Murphy went 2-for-5 with an RBI single in the fifth in his Cubs’ debut. Chicago starter Jon Lester notched his 14th win after throwing five-and-two-thirds innings of one-run ball.
>>Cubs Open Four Game Home Set With Reds Tonight
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs are back home to open a four-game series tonight with the Reds. Cole Hamels takes the mound for the North Siders against the Reds’ Anthony DeSclafani. The Cubs are 72-and-53, two-and-a-half games ahead of the Cardinals for first place in the NL Central.
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