Lance Lynn

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a two-RBI single against the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on August 9, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cubs Get 1st Shutout In St. Louis In 16 Years

With a small sample size from which to choose, Chris Rusin can easily pick his best performances. His latest ranks toward the top.

08/10/2013

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs expresses his frustration after striking out against the St. Louis Cardinals in the second inning at Busch Stadium on June 20, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cards Top Cubs 6-1

Lance Lynn earned his 10th victory to tie for the NL lead, Matt Holliday homered and drove in two runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Thursday night.

06/20/2013

Allen Craig #21, David Freese #23, Jon Jay #19 and Daniel Descalso #33 of the St. Louis Cardinals  celebrate their 6 to 4 win over the San Francisco Giants in Game One of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Beltran, Freese Hit 2-Run HRs, Cards Beat Giants

Boosted by two-run homers from proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese, and 5 1-3 innings from a steady bullpen, the wild, wild-card St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.

10/15/2012

Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals celebrates as he rounds first base on his game-winning walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 11, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Werth’s Walkoff Homer For Nats Forces Game 5 Against Cards

The Washington Nationals signed Jayson Werth to show them how to win. His game-ending homer Thursday night extended their surprising season.

10/11/2012

Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a two-run double against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium on July 22, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Rout Cubs 7-0 To Complete Sweep

Lance Lynn won his 12th game with six spotless innings, and Matt Holliday and Carlos Beltran homered on consecutive pitches to put the finishing touches on the St. Louis Cardinals’ 7-0 victory Sunday that completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs.

07/22/2012

Chicago White Sox starter Jake Peavy pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on June 13, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Peavy’s Gem Wasted As Cardinals Blank White Sox 1-0

Lance Lynn struck out a career-high 12 to stay tied for the major league lead in wins and Carlos Beltran hit his NL-best 19th home run Wednesday night, sending the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over the White Sox that ended Chicago’s eight-game road winning streak.

06/13/2012

Chris Volstad. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Can’t Pull Off Sweep Of Cards, Lose 5-1

The Cubs’ run-scoring problems continued on Wednesday, which didn’t help Chris Volstad’s cause to end a 10-month winless drought.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

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Lynn Looks Sharp For Cardinals In Win Over Cubs 5-1

Lance Lynn pitched effectively into the sixth inning and Yadier Molina had two hits and two RBIs, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

04/14/2012