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Cardinals Vs. Cubs Final Score: Chicago Gives St. Louis 4th Straight Loss

The St. Louis Cardinals lost their fourth straight game on Monday by losing to the Chicago Cubs 6-4 at Busch Stadium. The game was tied heading into the eighth inning, but a go-ahead single by left fielder Alfonso Soriano keyed the Chicago victory. The loss drops the Cards to 20-15 on the season, while the Cubs move to 15-20.

Starter Jake Westbrook allowed 11 hits and four runs to the often punchless Cubs offensive over five innings. Reliever Mitchell Boggs (0-1) was credited with the loss.

Catcher Yadier Molina finished 2-for-4 with two RBI. Allen Craig, Lance Berkman and Skip Schumaker also each finished with two hits in the loss for the Cards.

The Cardinals committed three errors in the loss.

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