Former Cardinal Joe Mather’s 2 run-single in the bottom of the 9th off Jason Motte, beat the Redbirds 3-2 on Monday night. Motte struggled during his 31 pitch outing, by giving up 2 earned runs, and 2 walks, in just 2/3 innings. The Cubs were down to their final strike when Mather singled to center, scoring Bryan LaHair and Geovany Soto. Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia pitched 7 and 2/3 innings, while giving up just 1 earned run. The Cardinals scratched out only 5 hits, with Matt Holliday picking up 2 hits on the night.
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