The St. Louis Cardinals took care of National League Central rival Chicago Cubs with a 6-1 victory.
Outside of St. Louis, the game was available to watch on WGN for those that don’t have MLB TV. Regardless, it made for an interesting TV night as there was a pivotal Game 7 being played in the NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat.
Lance Lynn picked up his 10th win of the season, joining teammate Adam Wainwright with 10 wins on the club. Lynn pitched 6 innings, allowing 3 hits, 1 run, 2 walks, and struck out 6. The only Chicago run came on a solo home run by catcher Welington Castillo. Lynn is the first pitcher in over 100 years to get a win in 28 of his first 35 career decisions.
Holliday would lead off the 6th inning with a solo home run. Pinch-hitting for Lynn, Allen Craig had a 2-out, 2-RBI single that scored Molina and Freese. Carpenter added another run on his single that scored Jon Jay.
Outside of the St. Louis market, tonight’s Cardinals game against the Texas Rangers can be seen on the MLB Network.