ST. LOUIS — Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer and Jake Westbrook allowed just one unearned run in seven innings Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-1.
How it went
The game was tied at 1 in the sixth when Matt Holliday led off with a single. One out later, Molina hit his fifth homer of the season, a 385-foot drive to left against Edwin Jackson that made it 3-1. Pete Kozma added an RBI single later in the inning against reliever Carlos Villanueva.
By the numbers
Westbrook (3-2) has not allowed an earned run in three starts and 22 innings at home this season. ... Edward Mujica pitched the ninth for his 21st save in 21 chances. ... The Cubs had just two hits, both against Westbrook. ... Former Cardinal Jackson (3-9) took the loss. ... The Cardinals hit into two more double plays and have rapped into six DPs in the last two games.