CHICAGO (AP) — The surging St. Louis Cardinals soared to their 13th straight win.
They used homers by Paul Goldschmidt and Tyler O’Neill to top the Chicago Cubs 8-5 in the opener of a doubleheader.READ MORE: FBI: Remains Found In Florida Park Are Brian Laundrie’s
It’s the longest win streak for St. Louis since it set a team record with 14 in a row in July 1938.READ MORE: Kenosha County Sheriff's Deputy Shoots Chicago Homicide Suspect At Bristol Gas Station; Suspect Shot Police K-9 During Confrontation
It also has rocketed the Cards into control of the second NL wild card. St. Louis also got a pinch-hit homer from José Rondón, and Tommy Edman finished with three hits.
Alex Reyes recorded five outs for the win, and Giovanny Gallegos tossed a perfect seventh for his 13th save.
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Final: Cardinals 8, Cubs 5. pic.twitter.com/vui3I6sMMD
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 24, 2021
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