The Washington Post

Cardinals 8, Cubs 0 White Sox 4, Twins 3

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Jordan Montgomery pitched scoreless ball into the seventh to remain unbeaten with St. Louis, Lars Nootbaar and Tommy Edman homered, and the Cardinals beat Chicago.

The NL Central-leading Cardinals have won five of six. The Cubs have lost five of six.

Montgomery scattered seven hits, striking out four and walking two.

Jose Abreu drove in the winning run with a fielder’s choice grounder in the ninth after Minnesota closer Jorge López hit Andrew Vaughn to ignite a heated confrontat­ion, and Chicago beat the Twins to earn its third win in a row after losing 10 of 12.

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