It was not a good night at the ballpark for the St. Louis Cardinals losing to the Chicago Cubs 13-5 last (Friday) night.
Redbirds starting pitcher Michael Wacha allowed a career-high 9 runs, eight of them earned.
The three home runs he gave up tied a career high. Matt Carpenter, Marcell Ozuna, and Tommy Pham did hit home runs in the loss.
The Kansas City Royals lost 7-3 to the defending World Series Champions Houston Astros last (Friday) night.
Royals starting pitcher Jakob Junis with a went to the bench after allowing a trio of homers and six runs in 5 and 1/3 innings.
The Royals are 1-9 in their last 10 games.