Carlos Martinez gave up five runs in the fifth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals returned from the All-Star break with a 9-6 loss to the Chicago Cubs.
Yadier Molina went 4-for-5 and scored twice, and Tommy Pham and Matt Carpenter homered for St. Louis, which couldn’t hold a 3-1 lead. The Cards have lost four-of-five and meet the Cubs again this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
The Cincinnati Reds open a weekend series with the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight following the All Star break at Great American Ballpark. The next Reds on Radio broadcast will be Sunday with air time at 11:45 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
The Atlanta Braves also return to action tonight opening a weekend series at the Washington Nationals.