Ryan Ludwick watches his first two-run homer in the first inning. (Paul Beaty/AP)
By Andrew Simon / MLB.com
Ryan Ludwick clubbed a two-run homer in the first inning and added a two-run blast in the sixth to lead the Cardinals to a series split with the Cubs to close the first half. Adam Wainwright limited Chicago to two runs over eight innings to earn his 10th victory of the season.
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