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>>Cards Crush Cubs

(Chicago, IL)  --  Yadier Molina homered twice and drove in three to power the Cardinals to a 6-2 win over the Cubs.  Albert Pujols and Jon Jay added solo shots to help St. Louis avoid a three-game sweep.  Jake Westbrook fired seven innings of two-run ball to improve to 10-and-7.  Aramis Ramirez knocked in both runs for the Cubs.  Rodrigo Lopez allowed five runs and 10 hits over five-and-a-third innings to fall to 4-and-4.

>>ChiSox Blank Texas

(Chicago, IL)  --  Gavin Floyd tossed seven-plus shut out innings for the White Sox as they blanked the Rangers, 10-0, on Sunday at The Cell.  Alex Rios and Brent Lillibridge each hit a two-run shot for Chicago, which has won two in-a-row.  Alejandro De Aza drove in three runs for the Sox.  Derek Holland gave up five runs in three-and-a-third frames to take the loss for Texas, which has lost three of the last four games.  The Southsiders are off today.  They open up a brief two-game series against the Angels in Anaheim starting tomorrow night.  Mark Buehrle gets the nod against Ervin Santana in the opener.

Milwaukee Brewers 6, New York Mets 2
Cincinnati Reds 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Washington Nationals 5, Philadelphia Phillies 4 (10 inn)
Atlanta Braves 1, Arizona Diamondbacks 0
San Francisco Giants 6, Houston Astros 4 (11 inn)
Colorado Rockies 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 3
San Diego Padres 4, Florida Marlins 3
St. Louis Cardinals 6, Chicago Cubs 2

Detroit Tigers 8, Cleveland Indians 7
Tampa Bay Rays 8, Seattle Mariners 7
Boston Red Sox 6, Kansas City Royals 1
New York Yankees 3, Minnesota Twins 0
Chicago White Sox 10, Texas Rangers 0
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 7, Baltimore Orioles 1
Toronto Blue Jays 1, Oakland Athletics 0

NFL Preseason
New York Jets 27, Cincinnati Bengals 7
San Diego Chargers 20, Dallas Cowboys 7

>>Quentin Injures Shoulder

(Chicago, IL)  --  Chicago White Sox right fielder Carlos Quentin left Saturday's game against the Texas Rangers with a left shoulder injury.  In the top of the first inning, Craig Gentry hit a fly ball to right.  Quentin made a great diving catch on the play, but he came down on his left shoulder.  Quentin was attended to by the training staff before leaving the game.  Coming into Saturday's game, Quentin was batting .255 with 24 homers and 77 RBI in 116 games this season.  X-rays on Quentin's shoulder were negative.

>>Cards Host Dodgers

(St. Louis, MO)  --  The Cardinals are back at Busch Stadium tonight as they open a three-game series against the Dodgers.  Chris Carpenter is slated to take the mound for the Redbirds.  He's 8-and-8 with a 3.68 ERA.  Los Angeles counters with Nate Eovaldi, who is 1-and-1 with a 2.12 ERA in three career starts.  The Cards took three-of-four at Los Angeles in mid-April.

>>Cubs Host Braves

(Chicago, IL)  --  The Cubs begin a four-game series with the Atlanta Braves tonight at Wrigley FIeld.  Ryan Dempster takes a 10-and-8 mark to the hill for Chicago, while Atlanta will start 12-and-5 Jair Jurrjens.  The Cubs took two-of-three in Atlanta earlier this month.

>>Report: Colletti Might Be Cubs Next GM

(Los Angeles, CA)  --  Rumors continue to swirl that Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti might be heading to the Windy City.  Colletti is a Chicago native, and his name has been mentioned by both the "Sun-Times" and "Tribune" newspapers as a possible replacement for Jim Hendry, who was fired last week.  Colletti says his focus is with the Dodgers.

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