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Alfonso Soriano.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Samardzija Pitches Cubs Past Cardinals 4-2

Ryan Sweeney and Cody Ransom hit back-to-back homers in a four-run first inning and that was plenty for Jeff Samardzija, who pitched the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Tuesday night.


Chicago White Sox starter Jose Quintana pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on June 12, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Quintana Solid Again As Sox Beat Cards 6-1

A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run homer, rookie left-hander Jose Quintana allowed one run over 5 1-3 innings and the streaking Chicago White Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Tuesday night.