Morel doubles and two singles, Cubs beat St. Louis, Goldschmidt ends streak

In just his second major league start, Matt Swarmer got his first win, while Frank Schwindel homered as part of a three-hit performance to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-1 win over the Cardinals on Saturday. of Saint Louis.

Swarmer (1-0) allowed two hits and one earned run in six innings, striking out six and walking two. He started for the first time on Monday.

Schwindel wrecked a pitch by Johan Oviedo for a solo shot deep into center field, just wide of the stands, giving Chicago a 2-0 lead in the fifth.

Rafael Ortega had a two-out RBI double to right field for Nico Hoerner to score. Chicago comfortably led 3-0 in the same inning.

Schwindel added two more hits, including an RBI single in the sixth that extended his lead to 5-1. He has a .301 batting average since May 11 and leads Chicago with six home runs and 18 RBIs in that span.

Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols made his 3,000th major league appearance after Corey Dickerson left the game with a calf injury.

For the Cardinals, the Venezuelan Juan Yepez 4-1. The Dominican Pujols 3-0. Paul Goldschmidt went 0-for-2 and had his 25-game hitting streak snapped.

For the Cubs, Dominican Christopher Morel, 5-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI, Venezuelans Wilson Contreras 4-0 with a run scored and Ortega 3-1 with an RBI.

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