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St. Louis Cardinals
Travis Wood pitched impressively into the seventh inning to outduel Lance Lynn, Nate Schierholtz hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs snapped the St. Louis Cardinals' six-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory Tuesday night.
The Cardinals' streak was their longest since an eight-game run July 11-21, 2010.
Wood (2-3) allowed one run and five hits while striking out eight in 6 2-3 innings for his first win since April 27 at Miami.
Carlos Marmol relieved Wood with two outs in the seventh and pitched 1 1-3 scoreless innings. In the eighth he allowed a single to Yadier Molina and walked Jon Jay before getting out of the inning by picking Molina off between second and third.
Lynn (5-1) was trying to become the National League's first pitcher to win six games.
The Cardinals right-hander pitched seven innings and gave up two runs and four hits while striking out eight.
Last year, Lynn went 6-0 to start the season, earning his sixth victory on May 7.
BEST OF MAXIM
Jacob Rogers blasted a three-run home run over the right-centerfield fence to put the Cubs on the board in the bottom of the 1st inning, Dong-Yub Kim belted a solo HR over the LF fence and off the roof a house on the north side of 8th Street, singled, and walked, and Shawon Dunston Jr laced an RBI triple, singled, and scored two runs, leading the Cubs to an 8-1 victory over the...
So yay, the Cubs won! Woohoo! And just as in every other sport, performances in one game, whether it’s in a 16-game, 82-game or 162-game season, is enough to make broad sweeping statements about players. Take this, for example:
Sveum called Wood the best pitcher in baseball which stunned Wood to hear
— Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) May 8, 2013
Wow! That is some epic...
Matthew Carasiti threw five shutout innings and combined with three relievers to throw a four-hitter, and Raimel Tapia and Dillon Thomas drilled RBI singles, as the Rockies edged the Cubs 2-1 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Dust Storm Field at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Resort, east of Scottsdale, AZ. Jeffrey Baez belted a solo HR to account...
CHICAGO (AP) Carlos Beltran and Jon Jay drove in two runs apiece, and the St. Louis Cardinals capped an impressive trip with a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
Beltran also had three hits as St. Louis won for the seventh time in eight games and improved to a major league-best 14-7 on the road. The Cardinals went 5-1 on a six-game swing to Milwaukee and Chicago, with...
Maureen Oleskiewicz, a 28-year-old woman from the south suburbs of Chicago, has tragically died after choking on a hot dog during Sunday’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Miami Marlins at Wrigley Field, according to a Chicago Tribune report.
Cubs spokesman Julian Green stated that Oleskiewicz was sitting in the bleachers with her brother when she began to choke. Ballpark staff...
CHICAGO (AP) St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte had season-ending Tommy John surgery Tuesday.
Motte tweeted the ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow "went well."
"One day closer to getting back out there then yesterday," he wrote on Twitter.
The Cardinals announced before their game against the Cubs that they had activated first baseman Matt...
Tom Ricketts is causing a lot of stir in Chicago (Credit)
The saga around Wrigley Field is becoming a bit Tim Tebow-ish, as the issue is mainstay on many sports websites. Rumors are constantly being circulated, and it seems as if the story changes every day.
On top of that, every sports commentator has added his opinion to a situation that is rooted in a distinct Chicago community...
The St. Louis Cardinals notched their Major League Baseball-leading 14th road victory Wednesday with a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs and continued a trend that could pay off later in the season.
The Cardinals are 14-7 away from Busch Stadium and have won more games on the road than eight teams have won at all this season. That’s partially because the Cardinals have also played...
Cardinals pither Jason Motte underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow on Tuesday. The surgery was performed by team physician Dr. Georg Paletta and has been called a success according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
Motte attempted to rehab the torn ligament in his elbow initially but opted for surgery after experiencing a setback lat week.
The former closer will miss the...
Serena Dai published an article this evening about the Cubs inching closer to getting more night games. The gist of the article is that Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced an amendment to allow the Cubs to schedule more night games. Here are some of the important snippets of the article.
Emanuel’s ordinance allows for 35 scheduled night games and five more in case of MLB asks. Any additional...
(AP) -- Jake Westbrook owns the lowest ERA in baseball, but a visit to Wrigley Field could put that in jeopardy.
Westbrook looks to give the St. Louis Cardinals another strong effort on the mound in order to help them salvage a split of this two-game set with the archrival Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
The Cardinals (20-12) have the best rotation in baseball with a 2.22 ERA, and Westbrook...
This is terrible, but you hear about this happening all the time. People choking in restaurants or at home, but there always seems to be someone there to save them.
I feel very bad for Ms. Oleskiewicz family and friends.
A 28-year-old teacher has died after choking on a hot dog while attending a Chicago Cubs game Sunday.
Officials tell WLS-TV in Chicago that Maureen Oleskiewicz...
It’s no secret that I’ve always had a special place in my baseball heart for Scott Feldman. I was probably among the very few who liked him toward the end of his Rangers tenure. And I will take full blame for his regression after that 2009 season. I bought a Feldman shirsey and he was never quite the same.
He seems to be OK with the Cubs though. Especially against his...
Star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty to join Cardinal players in post-game program
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (May 6, 2013) – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced details for the 23rd Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark on Sunday, July 7th, which will feature a post-game program with keynote speaker Willie Robertson, CEO of Duck Commander and star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty.
– CM Punk is still attending professional sporting events during his time off from WWE. His most recent was the Chicago Cubs game against the Texas Rangers last night. Punk tweeted a photo from the game which you can find here.
– Maria Kanellis posted the following link, which is a preview of a new photo shoot. You can check that out here.
– Dolph Ziggler posted the following...