The St. Louis Cardinals are perched atop the National League Central Division in sole possession of first place after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 last (Tuesday) night at Busch Stadium.
Paul Goldschmidt hit a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Goldy hit his team leading 25th homer of the year and now has 11 homers and 27 RBI’s over his last 21 games.
The Kansas City Royals with a 9-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Kansas City was unable to get their offense going finishing the game 2 for 14 with runners in scoring position.
The Major League Baseball Trade Deadline ends today (Wednesday).
The Cleveland Indians made a trade last night sending right handed pitcher Trevor Bauer to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for outfielders Yasiel Puig and Franmil Reyes as part of a three team deal that includes the San Diego Padres.
Yasiel Puig, who joined the Reds in a December trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, was still in last (Tuesday) night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates when reports of the new trade surfaced.
He ended his short time in Cincinnati with a bang when he was involved in a benches-clearing brawl in the ninth inning and was among seven players ejected as a result.