The Cubs got by the Cardinals, 5-3 at Wrigley Field Sunday night in the rubber game of the weekend series.  Wilson Contreras broke a 3-3 tie in the 6th inning with a 2-run home run to lift the Cubs to the victory.  It was Contreras' 15th home run of the year.  Kyle Schwarber also hit his 15th home run of the season in the 4th inning for Chicago.


The Cardinals got home runs from Randal Grichuk (12th) in the 2nd inning and Paul DeJong (12th) in the 4th inning. 


WP - Jose Quintana (2-0 with the Cubs, 6-8 overall) - 6-IP, 3-R

LP - Michael (7-4) - 6-IP, 5-R, 6-H, 0-BB, 6-K, 2-HR (105-pitches)


Cards-Cubs report:



Cards starter Michael Wacha says his curveball was working, but the Cubs hit two of his cutters for home runs:

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Weekend series in Chicago --

Fri - Cards def. Cubs, 11-4

Sat - Cubs def. Cards, 3-2

Sun - Cubs def. Cards, 5-3