Jose Martinez put the St. Louis Cardinals ahead with a two-run homer in the third inning and they went on to top the San Diego Padres 5-2. The series continues tonight at Busch Stadium.
Anthony Rizzo’s go-ahead solo homer ignited a five-run 11th inning as the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 in the opener of a three-game series at Miller Park. Game two of the series is this evening.
Following an off day, the Cincinnati Reds open a two game interleague series tonight at Kansas City. Also, the Atlanta Braves are back in action hosting the NY Mets.