Cardinals Down Braves, Cubs Can't Hold Lead, White Sox Get Clobbered
Published on August 24 2013 1:11 pm
Last Updated on August 24 2013 1:11 pm
Written by Greg Sapp
>>Cardinals Nip Braves
(St. Louis, MO) -- Adam Wainwright struck out nine in a complete game to pace the Cardinals to a 3-1 win over the Braves in St. Louis. Wainwright allowed the one run as he improved to 15-and-7 on the season. Matt Holliday lifted a solo homer for St. Louis, which has won six-of-seven. Yadier Molina went 3-for-4 with two runs in the win. Freddie Freeman was 2-for-4 with the lone RBI for Atlanta, which has lost three-of-four. Kris Medlen allowed three runs in six-plus innings for the loss.
Today--Atlanta at Cardinals at 6:15pm
>>Padres Storm Back On Cubs
(San Diego, CA) -- The Padres climbed out of an early six-run hole to claim an 8-6 victory over the Cubs at Petco Park. Jedd Gyorko bashed a three-run homer and later added a solo shot for San Diego, which has won four out of six. Will Venable had a two-run triple and a solo homer while Logan Forsythe knocked in a run with a triple. Nick Vincent picked up the win in relief while Huston Street logged his 25th save. Nate Schierholtz hit a three-run homer and Junior Lake was 3-for-5 in the loss for Chicago. James Russell took the loss in relief as the Cubs lost their fourth straight.
Today--Cubs at San Diego at 7:40pm
>>Rangers Hammer Pale Hose
(Chicago, IL) -- Adrian Beltre and Ian Kinsler each hit solo homers as the Rangers cruised by the White Sox to an 11-5 victory in Chicago. Kinsler knocked in two while Jeff Baker and Mitch Moreland each hit a two-run blast. Adam Rosales nailed a three-run shot for Texas, which has won four straight. Martin Perez gave up four runs in seven innings and improved to 7-and-3. Dayan Viciedo and Gordon Beckham each knocked in two runs for Chicago, which saw a season-high six-game winning streak end. Chris Sale was tagged for eight runs in seven innings as he fell to 9-and-12.
Today--Texas at White Sox at 7:11pm