Cubs Deal Blow to Cardinals Playoff Hopes

8 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Friday, September 23 2011 Sep 23, 2011 Friday, September 23, 2011 11:00:00 PM CDT September 23, 2011 in Continuous News
By: Associated Press
loading

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano dealt the St. Louis' wild-card hopes another serious blow with his first home run of the month, a tiebreaking three-run shot in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Cardinals 5-1 Friday night.

The loss dropped the Cardinals three games behind Atlanta, which beat Washington 7-4, for the wild card. The defeat also clinched the NL Central for Milwaukee.

 

Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 71°
4am 71°
5am 70°
6am 69°
7am 71°