Matt Carpenter knocked in three runs to guide the Cardinals to a 6-4 win over the Cubs at Busch Stadium. Allen Craig scored twice for St. Louis, which improved to 7-and-5. Michael Wacha struck out eight and allowed three runs in six-and-one-third innings for the win. Trevor Rosenthal locked up his fourth save. Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run home run for Chicago, which dropped to 4-and-8. Junior Lake scored twice in defeat. Edwin Jackson allowed four runs in six innings for the loss.
The Cubs will be in New York against the Yankees Tuesday.