Game Recap: Cole Hamels Ks 10, Cubs Beat Cardinals 3-1

Cole Hamels dominated and Javy Baez homered as the Cubs beat St. Louis 3-1 on Friday.

Standout Performances

  • Cole Hamels: 8.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 10 K, 1 BB
  • Javy Baez: 1-for-4, HR, 2 RBI
  • Victor Caratini: 2-for-2, 1 RBI

Cubs Scoring

  • 1st: Javy Baez homer, 2-0 Cubs
  • 4th: Victor Caratini RBI double, 3-0 Cubs

One Great Thing

After losing 3 straight to the Cardinals last weekend, the Cubs open up this weekend with a big W:

Standings Check

The Cubs improve to 35-27, now 0.5 games ahead of the Brewers.

Up Next

Jon Lester starts game 2 of the series on Saturday at 6:15 pm CST.

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