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Cardinals Vs. Cubs Preview: Chicago Goes For The Sweep Vs. Rival Cards

The Chicago Cubs will try to sweep the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on Friday. Chris Volstad takes the mound for Chicago, while St. Louis will throw out 24-year old Lance Lynn. Chicago enters 6-12, St. Louis is 11-7.

On Monday night, the Cardinals lost when Joe Mather singled in the ninth to drive in the game-tying and game-winning runs for Chicago. On Tuesday night, Bryan LaHair and Alfonso Soriano were the heroes for the Cubs. LaHair homered to tie the game in the ninth; Soriano won it in the 10th when he singled to score Tony Campana.

Date / Time: 1:20 PM CT, Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL


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