The St. Louis Cardinals dropped the series finale with Chicago Cubs 7-2 yesterday (Sunday) at Wrigley Field.
Matt Carpenter’s homer streak also came to an end at six games.
Carp ended his streak of 12 consecutive hits for extra bases when led off the game with a bunt single.
The Cardinals dropped 3 out of 5 against the Cubs.
The Kansas City Royals swept the Minnesota Twins with a 5-3 win.
Drew Butera hit a go-ahead, inside the park home run in the eighth inning.
The Royals also made a trade with the Washington Nationals sending a minor league pitcher to Washington in exchange for center fielder Brian Goodwin.