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Cubs Vs. Cardinals Preview: North Siders Look For Sweep In 2-Game Series

The Chicago Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 on Monday night. On Tuesday, Chicago will turn to veteran starter Paul Maholm as they try to hand the N.L. Central-leading Cardinals their fifth straight loss while sweeping the two-game set.

Maholm didn't fare well in his first start against the Cards this season. On April 15, Maholm was tagged for six runs over four innings during a 10-3 St. Louis victory.

Kyle Lohse gets the start for St. Louis. The 33-year old Lohse is 5-1 and enters with a 2.08 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP.

Chicago returns home on Wednesday for a two-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies before starting a weekend set at Wrigley against the Chicago White Sox.

Game Date & Time: Tuesday, May 15, 11:45 p.m.

Location: Busch Stadium


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