The Cubs shutout the Cardinals, 7-0 on Wednesday afternoon at Busch Stadium.  Chicago's Jon Lester pitched 8-scoreless innings to improve to 17-and-4 on the year. 

 

W - Lester - 8-IP, 0-R, 3-H, 1-, 8-K

L - Carlos Martinez (14-8) - 6-IP, 4-R, 8-H, 0-BB, 9-K

 

Anthony Rizzo belted two home runs for the Cubs and drove in 3.  He now has 31 homers and 101 RBI's on the season.  David Ross added his 9th home run of the year.

 

Chicago outhit St. Louis, 12-to-3.  The season series is now tied at 8-8. 

 

Redbird report:

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