The Cubs crushed the Cardinals, 10-2 Monday night to open a 4-game series at Busch Stadium.  Chicago dropped it's magic number to 1 for clinching the N.L. Central Division title.  The Cubs are now 12-and-4 vs. the Cards this year.


WP - Jon Lester (12-8) - 6-IP, 1-R

LP - Luke (7-2) - 3-IP, 8-R


STL HRs - Jedd Gyorko (19), Luke Voit (4)  

CHI HRs - Kris Bryant (29), Javier Baez (23)


Redbird report:



St. Louis losing pitcher Luke Weaver:

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>>The Cards and Cubs play game 2 of their 4-game series tonight (Tuesday) at Busch Stadium.  Game time - 7:15 pm in St. Louis.



Jake Arrieta (14-9) CHI

Carlos Martinez (12-11) STL