Cubs, Cardinals Both Win Tuesday


Published on September 12 2018 2:18 pm
Last Updated on September 12 2018 2:18 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The Chicago Cubs pushed their lead in the National League Central Division back up to two games with a 3-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday.

Jose Quintana threw 6-2/3 scoreless innings and Victor Caratini drove in two runs to key the win.

Meanwhile, St. Louis pushed it's lead for the second National League Wild Card spot to three games Tuesday with a 11-5 win over Pittsburgh at Busch Stadium.

Miles Mikolas pitched seven strong innings, Marcell Ozuna doubled home two runs early and Tyler O'Neill hit a late three-run homer to propel the Cardinals to the victory.

The Cardinals remain 3-1/2 games behind the Cubs in the NL Central Division race.