Tuesday, September 1
CHICAGO (AP) — Eugenio Suarez and Adam Duvall hit two-run homers in a four-run sixth inning as the Cincinnati Reds took advantage of two late Chicago errors in a 13-6 victory over the Cubs on Monday night. Duvall snapped a 5-5 tie with his pinch-hit homer off Cubs reliever Justin Grimm. Grimm gave up the home run to Suarez that tied it.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Heyward hit a two-run, tie-breaking double in the seventh inning to key a five-run rally as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Monday night. St. Louis won for the eighth time in nine games. Kevin Siegrist picked up the win despite allowing three runs in the seventh.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named and an international draft slot. The Cubs also receive cash in the deal. They designated infielder Mike Olt for assignment to make room on the roster.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez has been scratched from his scheduled start on Tuesday with a sore back. Martinez suffered the injury in his last start Thursday in Arizona. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Martinez is expected to miss just one start.