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Cards fall to rival Cubs 6-3

Cardinals vs Cubs in rivalry game. (Source: KFVS) Cardinals vs Cubs in rivalry game. (Source: KFVS)
ST. LOUIS, MO (KFVS) -

Cardinals host the Cubs in a cross-state rivalry game.

Cardinals' Marcell Ozuna got things started with a two-run home run in the first.

Wilson contras cut the deficit in half with an RBI single in the third (2-1 Cardinals).

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Addison Russell tied it in the third with a solo home run.

Carlos Martinez singled in a run in the fourth to make it 3-2.

Kyle Schwarber answered right back with an RBI single in the fifth to tie it up.

Ian Happ doubles in a run in the seventh to give the Cubs a 4-3 lead.

Jason Heyward hit a two-run home run in the eighth to extend the lead 6-3.

Cubs take game two of the series on a 6-3 score.

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