The win marked the Cubs’ first series win since last September and extended their winning streak to three games. Jason Hammel will take the mound Sunday night as the Cubs look to sweep their National League Central rival St. Louis.
Around the league; Red Sox’s Jon Lester struck out 15 against the Athletics, White Sox’s Adam Eaton and Brewers’ Ryan Braun have been placed on the DL, and the Giants hit three home runs to top the Braves.
Chicago Tribune: Anthony Rizzo pleased with his swing so far
Daily Herald: Coghlan grateful for this chance
ESPN Chicago: Cubs are in a ‘good place’ now
CSN Chicago: With series win over Cardinals, are Cubs making a statement?
NBC Sports: Jon Lester strikes out a career-high 15 batters in win over Athletics
CBS Sports: White Sox place Adam Eaton on DL with strained hamstring
FOX Sports: Giants blast 3 homers as Braves’ slid hits five games