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Cardinals Win in 11 Over Cubs

(Newser) - Skip Schumaker hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, taking struggling closer Jason Isringhausen off the hook in the St. Louis Cardinals' 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs last night. The Cubs' outfield was playing in with a runner on third and one out when Schumaker hit his second... More »

Schumaker's Single in 9th Lifts Cards

Wainwright picks up win as Astros' 6-game winning streak ends

(Newser) - Skip Schumaker singled to left to score pinch-runner Cesar Izturis in the bottom of the ninth inning today, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 4-3 victory that snapped the Houston Astros' six-game winning streak. Schumaker singled off Wesley Wright, who relieved Dave Borkowski (0-1) after Borkowski walked leadoff batter Brian... More »

Pair of RBI Doubles in 9th Lift Cards Over Brewers

St. Louis comes out on top in tense game

(Newser) - Skip Schumaker doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a fielding blunder in the eighth to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3. Brian Barton, who pinch hit for reliever Ryan Franklin, doubled off embattled Brewers reliever Derrick Turnbow (0-1) to start the inning and... More »

Wainwright's Arm, Bat Lead Cardinals

Pitcher's homer the difference in 5-4 defeat of Brewers

(Newser) - Adam Wainwright pitched into the eighth inning and homered Wednesday night, helping the St. Louis Cardinals run their home winning streak to seven with a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Albert Pujols contributed with his bat and glove. He hit an early two-run double, then made a leaping catch... More »

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