Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Cardinals 17-5

Texas Rangers blanked the Houston Astros, 4-0
By The Sports Network May 12, 2014 at 11:55 PM
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Junior Lake tallied six RBI, Emilio Bonifacio scored five runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 17-5, in the opener of a four-game set.

Lake finished 3-for-6 with a three-run homer and a pair of doubles, while Bonifacio posted four hits for Chicago, which pounded out 20 hits to snap a three-game losing skid.

Mike Olt hit a two-run shot and scored twice, while Travis Wood (3-4) allowed five runs -- four earned -- on five hits and three walks over six frames in the triumph.

Tyler Lyons (0-3) gave up nine runs on nine hits and a walk over four innings for St. Louis, which has dropped three of its last four games.


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