Tommy Pham had three hits and three RBI as the Cardinals doubled up the Diamondbacks 8-4 at Chase Field. Yadier Molina hit a three-run blast to cap St. Louis’ five-run seventh inning. Miles Mikolas improved to 9-and-3 to help the Cards take the rubber match of the three-game series.
Tommy Pham has busted out. After snapping a recent 0 for 30 slump, Pham is six for his last 14 with six RBIs.
>>Cardinals At Giants Tonight
The Cardinals are in the Bay Area tonight to battle the Giants. Luke Weaver starts the opener of the four-game series for St. Louis, while San Francisco sends Johnny Cueto to the mound. The Cardinals are 44-and-41, six-and-a-half games back in the NL Central.
>>Cubs Turn Back Tigers For Two-Game Sweep
Willson Contreras homered in the sixth and doubled in two more in the seventh as the Cubs beat the Tigers 5-2 in Chicago. David Bote also homered and Javier Baez stole home as the Cubs swept the two-game set with their sixth straight win overall. They’re one game back in the NL Central.
>>Brewers Trim Twins Again For Series Sweep
Travis Shaw, Brad Miller and Nate Orf hit solo homers to power the Brewers to a 3-2 win over the Twins at Miller Park. Jeremy Jeffress got five outs in relief for the win as Milwaukee swept the three-game series. Chase Anderson pitched one-run, three-hit ball into the seventh in a no-decision.