Cards blank Cubs
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Joe Kelly pitched six scoreless innings, Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs, 4-0, in the second test of a three-game series.
Kelly (4-3) gave up four hits while striking out six and walking three for the Cardinals, who came into Saturday's action three games behind the Pirates for first place in the NL Central.
Matt Carpenter and Carlos Beltran each drove in a run for St. Louis.
Travis Wood (7-10) allowed four runs on four hits over 5 1/3 innings for the Cubs, who have lost five of six.
08/17 19:28:47 ET