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>>Cards Crush Houston

(St. Louis, MO)  --  David Freese ripped a three-run homer and had four RBI as the Cardinals crushed the Astros, 13-4.  Matt Holliday drove in four and Allen Craig added three RBI for St. Louis, which swept the three-game set from Houston.  Jake Westbrook gave up five runs in as many innings but hung around to improve to 13-and-9.  The Cards head to Cincinnati for a big three-game weekend series against the Reds.  Lance Lynn gets the start tonight against Mat Latos.

MLB NL
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Colorado Rockies 1, New York Mets 0
Philadelphia Phillies 4, Cincinnati Reds 3 (11 inn)
San Francisco Giants 5, Atlanta Braves 2

MLB AL
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Detroit Tigers 3, Toronto Blue Jays 2 (11 inn)
LA Angels of Anaheim 14, Boston Red Sox 13 (10 inn)
Tampa Bay Rays 5, Oakland Athletics 0
Texas Rangers 10, Minnesota Twins 6

>>Cubs Start Set With Rockies

(Chicago, IL)  --  The Chicago Cubs open up a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies this afternoon at Wrigley Field.  Jeff Samardzija [[ suh-MARD-juh ]] gets the nod opposite Drew Pomeranz in the opener.  The Northsiders have dropped four straight and were swept in a three-game series in their last set at Milwaukee.

>>White Sox Host M's

(Chicago, IL)  --  The Chicago White Sox are back on the diamond this evening as they kick off a three-game series against the Seattle Mariners at The Cell.  Jake Peavy will toe the rubber against Jason Vargas in the opener.  The Southsiders are coming off a three-game sweep over the New York Yankees to improve to 68-and-55 on the season.

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