(Cumberland, GA) — Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer and drove in three as the Cardinals cruised to an 8-1 victory over the Braves in Atlanta. Yadier Molina drove in two for St. Louis, which has won three straight. Austin Gomber limited Atlanta to one run over five innings for the win.
>>Redbirds Win Triple-A Championship
(Columbus, OH) — The Redbirds are the 2018 Triple-A champions. Memphis captured the title by beating the Durham Bulls 14-4 in Columbus, Ohio. Alex Mejia was named MVP of the game after going 5-for-5 with a double, five RBI and three runs scored. With the win, Memphis secured its first Triple-A championship in four tries.
>>Cubs Pound D’backs
(Phoenix, AZ) — Javier Báez belted a two-run homer in the first inning as the Cubs pounded the Diamondbacks 9-1 in Phoenix. Daniel Murphy drilled his own two-run shot for Chicago, which extended its lead over Milwaukee to three and a half games in the NL Central. Mike Montgomery got the win. The Cubs’ magic number to clinch is eight.
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