(Cumberland, GA) — Freddie Freeman belted a two-run homer to help the Braves beat the Cardinals 7-3 and avoid the sweep at SunTrust Park. Jack Flaherty gave up five runs and didn’t make it out of the fifth for the loss. Harrison Bader drilled a solo homer in the fifth for St. Louis, who had their three-game winning streak snapped and are clinging to the second NL Wild Card spot. The Cards are off today before beginning a three game set at home against the Giants tomorrow.
>>Cardinals Postseason Tickets Go On Sale At Noon
(St. Louis, MO) — Cardinals’ postseason tickets go on sale today. Fans can begin purchasing tickets for potential wild card and NLDS games held at Busch Stadium at noon. They will be sold online, by phone and at the Busch Stadium box office.
>>D-Backs Blank Cubs
(Phoenix, AZ) — The Diamondbacks smacked three home runs en route to a 9-0 victory over the Cubs in Phoenix. Cole Hamels struggled, allowing seven runs in six frames for Chicago, who took two out of three in the series. The Cubs still hold a two and a half game over Milwaukee in the National League Central. They are off today following a stretch of 30 consecutive days with a scheduled game.
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