Chicago Cubs Fail To Sweep Cardinals at Home, Lose 4-3 in 11th Inning

July 26, 2010 by  

The Chicago Cubs entered tonight’s game trying to sweep the St. Louis Cardinals to finish off their 10-game homestand at Wrigley Field, but the visitors did not let it happen.  They handed a 4-3 defeat to the Cubs.

Cubs rookie reliever Brian Schlitter (0-1) gave up a home run to Cardinals third baseman Felipe Lopez in the 11th inning.  The decisive run also handed him the first loss in his major league career.

The game was tie at 3-3 since the sixth inning; neither team could get the winning run until Lopez&rs...

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