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Cardinals sneak past Cubs

Ryan Ludwick drove in the winning run to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs Friday night.

St. Louis won the game as -130 favorites, and the seven runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).

Joe Thurston drove in two runs and finished 1-for-3 at the plate. Kyle McClellan earned the win in relief, and Ryan Franklin closed out the ninth for his fifth save.

Carlos Marmol surrendered two hits and gave up the winning run in relief for the Cubs.