The Bottom Line:
— The St. Louis Cardinals (80-71) lost to the Chicago Cubs (59=92) on Friday afternoon by a score of 5-4 in 11 innings.
— The Cardinals have been victims to walk-off hits on five of their last seven losses.
— Pete Kozma stole home in the 4th inning to give the Cards a 3-2 lead.
— In his first outing of the season, Chris Carpenter allowed two runs and five hits. He had two strikeouts and threw 77 pitches.