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W:P.Neshek(7-1) L:C.Villanueva(5-7) S:T.Rosenthal (40)
HR: CHC- L.Valbuena (15), A.Alcantara (7) STL- M.Holliday (16), K.Wong (10)



Chicago Cubs Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Gabe Morales; First, Joe West; Second, Rob Drake; Third, Alan Porter;
- Chris Coghlan singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Javier Baez due up.
- Javier Baez flied out to center. Runner on first with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena singled to right. On the play, Starlin Castro advances to second and Chris Coghlan advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Arismendy Alcantara due up.
- Arismendy Alcantara struck out swinging. Bases loaded with two outs and Logan Watkins due up.
- Logan Watkins grounded out first to pitcher to end the inning.

St. Louis Bottom 1st
- Matt Carpenter walked. Runner on first with none out and Randal Grichuk due up.
- Randal Grichuk grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. On the play, Matt Carpenter out at third. Runner on first with one out and Matt Holliday due up.
- Matt Holliday grounded into a double play, pitcher to second to first. On the play, Randal Grichuk out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 2nd
- Chris Valaika walked. Runner on first with none out and John Baker due up.
- John Baker singled to center. On the play, Chris Valaika advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Travis Wood due up.
- Travis Wood sacrificed, reached first on John Lackey`s throwing error, Chris Valaika scored. On the play, John Baker advances to third amd Travis Wood advances to second. Runners on second and third with none out and Chris Coghlan due up.
- Chris Coghlan singled to center, John Baker and Travis Wood scored. Runner on first with none out and Javier Baez due up.
- Javier Baez grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Chris Coghlan out at second. None on with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena two-out, two-run Home Run (15) to right, Starlin Castro scored. Arismendy Alcantara due up.
- Arismendy Alcantara grounded out to first to end the inning.

St. Louis Bottom 2nd
- Jhonny Peralta singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Yadier Molina due up.
- Yadier Molina grounded into a double play, second to first to short to first. On the play, Jhonny Peralta out at second. None on with two outs and Jon Jay due up.
- Jon Jay singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Kolten Wong due up.
- Kolten Wong struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 3rd
- Logan Watkins singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Chris Valaika due up.
- Logan Watkins stole second. Runner on second with none out and Chris Valaika at the plate.
- Chris Valaika struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and John Baker due up.
- NOTE: Dropped foul pop error by third baseman Matt Carpenter.
- John Baker grounded out second to first. On the play, Logan Watkins advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Travis Wood due up.
- Travis Wood grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

St. Louis Bottom 3rd
- Daniel Descalso flied out to left. None on with one out and John Lackey due up.
- John Lackey struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Matt Carpenter due up.
- Matt Carpenter flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 4th
- Chris Coghlan grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Javier Baez due up.
- Javier Baez struck out on a foul tip. None on with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro flied out to center to end the inning.

St. Louis Bottom 4th
- Randal Grichuk grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Matt Holliday due up.
- Matt Holliday one-out, solo Home Run (16) to right center. Jhonny Peralta due up.
- Jhonny Peralta walked. Runner on first with one out and Yadier Molina due up.
- Yadier Molina grounded into a fielder`s choice, pitcher to second. On the play, Jhonny Peralta out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Jon Jay due up.
- Jon Jay lined out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 5th
- Luis Valbuena ground-rule double to center. Runner on second with none out and Arismendy Alcantara due up.
- Arismendy Alcantara fouled out to third. Runner on second with one out and Logan Watkins due up.
- Logan Watkins flied out to center. Runner on second with two outs and Chris Valaika due up.
- Chris Valaika struck out swinging to end the inning.

St. Louis Bottom 5th
- Kolten Wong lead-off Home Run (10) to right. Daniel Descalso due up.
- Daniel Descalso walked. Runner on first with none out and John Lackey due up.
- John Lackey sacrifice bunt to first. On the play, Daniel Descalso advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Matt Carpenter due up.
- Matt Carpenter reached second on Arismendy Alcantara`s fielding error, Daniel Descalso scored. Runner on second with one out and Randal Grichuk due up.
- Randal Grichuk flied out to center. On the play, Matt Carpenter advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Matt Holliday due up.
- Matt Holliday doubled to left, Matt Carpenter scored. Runner on second with two outs and Jhonny Peralta due up.
- Justin Grimm enters the game with a runner on second and two outs.
- Jhonny Peralta grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 6th
- John Baker flied out to right. None on with one out and Justin Grimm due up.
- Justin Grimm struck out on a foul tip. None on with two outs and Chris Coghlan due up.
- Chris Coghlan singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Javier Baez due up.
- Javier Baez struck out swinging to end the inning.

St. Louis Bottom 6th
- Yadier Molina singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Jon Jay due up.
- Jon Jay grounded into a fielder`s choice, first to short. On the play, Yadier Molina out at second. Runner on first with one out and Kolten Wong due up.
- Kolten Wong flied out to right. Runner on first with two outs and Daniel Descalso due up.
- Wesley Wright enters the game with a runner on first and two outs.
- Daniel Descalso grounded out to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 7th
- Starlin Castro grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Randy Choate enters the game with none on and one out.
- Luis Valbuena struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Arismendy Alcantara due up.
- Arismendy Alcantara two-out, solo Home Run (7) to left center. Logan Watkins due up.
- Logan Watkins struck out swinging to end the inning.

St. Louis Bottom 7th
- Oscar Taveras is Pinch-hitting for Randy Choate.
- Pinch-Hitter Oscar Taveras grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Matt Carpenter due up.
- Matt Carpenter walked. Runner on first with one out and Randal Grichuk due up.
- Pedro Strop enters the game with a runner on first and one out, batting 6th.
- Matt Szczur replaces pitcher Wesley Wright, batting 9th, playing right field.
- Randal Grichuk struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Matt Holliday due up.
- Matt Holliday was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jhonny Peralta due up.
- Jhonny Peralta singled to center, Matt Carpenter scored. On the play, Matt Holliday advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Yadier Molina due up.
- Yadier Molina singled to center, deflected by second, Matt Holliday scored. On the play, Jhonny Peralta advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Jon Jay due up.
- Jon Jay grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Yadier Molina out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 8th
- Pat Neshek starts the inning for the Cardinals, batting 9th.
- Chris Valaika singled to right. Runner on first with none out and John Baker due up.
- Pete Kozma replaces second baseman Kolten Wong, batting 7th, playing second base.
- John Baker sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Chris Valaika advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Matt Szczur due up.
- Matt Szczur flied out to left. Runner on second with two outs and Chris Coghlan due up.
- Chris Coghlan intentionally walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Javier Baez due up.
- Javier Baez flied out to right to end the inning.

St. Louis Bottom 8th
- Wellington Castillo replaces Pedro Strop, batting 6th, playing catcher.
- Carlos Villanueva starts the inning for the Cubs, batting 8th.
- Pete Kozma doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Daniel Descalso due up.
- Daniel Descalso bunt-single to pitcher. On the play, Pete Kozma advances to third. Runners on first and third with none out and Pat Neshek due up.
- Matt Adams is Pinch-hitting for Pat Neshek.
- Pinch-Hitter Matt Adams struck out swinging. Runners on first and third with one out and Matt Carpenter due up.
- Matt Carpenter intentionally walked. Bases loaded with one out and Randal Grichuk due up.
- Randal Grichuk struck out swinging. Bases loaded with two outs and Matt Holliday due up.
- Matt Holliday singled to short, deflected by pitcher, Pete Kozma and Daniel Descalso scored. On the play, Matt Carpenter advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Jhonny Peralta due up.
- Jhonny Peralta singled to left, Matt Carpenter scored. On the play, Matt Holliday advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Yadier Molina due up.
- Yadier Molina flied out to right to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 9th
- Trevor Rosenthal starts the inning for the Cardinals.
- Starlin Castro walked. Runner on first with none out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena flied out to center. Runner on first with one out and Arismendy Alcantara due up.
- Arismendy Alcantara lined out to third. Runner on first with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo popped out to second to end the game.

Chicago Cubs 6, St. Louis 9


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: P.Neshek (7-1); LP:C.Villanueva (5-7); S:T.Rosenthal (40).

Chicago Cubs 6, St. Louis 9