Carlos Martinez dazzled over seven innings of scoreless ball and the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Cincinnati Reds 3-2. Billy Hamilton hit a solo-shot in the eighth and Adam Duvall added one in the ninth, but the Reds’ rally fell short. Homer Bailey dropped to 0-and-3 with the tough-luck loss. Cincy was swept in the four-game set and is on an eight-game slide overall.
The Reds hit the road to open a three-game set in Milwaukee tonight. Cincinnati is a major league-worst 2-13 on the season. Coverage begins at 6:10 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
The Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves were postponed on Sunday. The game will be made up on May 14th at Wrigley Field, the day before the teams begin a three-game series in Atlanta.
The Cubs continue their home stand tonight as they welcome the St. Louis Cardinals to Wrigley Field for the start of a three-game series. Tyler Chatwood is slated to start for Chicago and Adam Wainwright for St. Louis.
The Atlanta Braves are back home tonight to host the Philadelphia Phillies. It’s the start of a three-game series at SunTrust Park, with Julio Teheran opposing Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola.