The Cardinals won their eighth game in a row on Saturday night with a 6-5 victory over the Braves at Busch Stadium. With the win and the Cubs' 6-2 loss to the D-backs, the Cardinals are tied for first place in the NL Central with Chicago. Carlos Martinez (9-9) picks up the win, while Trevor Rosenthal came in to get the save (11)

 

Cardinals: Michael Wacha (9-4) will get the start in the series finale vs. the Braves this afternoon at 1:15pm.

 

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Elsewhere, Milwaukee beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 in 10 innings to stay 2 games back of the Cards and Cubs. Toronto beat Pittsburgh 7-2. The Pirates are in 4th place in the NL Central, 3 games out of the lead.