Around the NL Central

Saturday's Action:

Brewers 2 Giants 5

Astros 8 Cardinals 2

Cubs 1 Dodgers 5

Pirates 3 Reds 2

Standings

Team W L GB Last 10 Streak
Cardinals 16 11 - 5-5 L3
Reds 13 13 2.5 6-4 L1
Astros 13 14 3.0 7-3 W5
Brewers 12 15 4.0 4-6 L1
Pirates 12 15 4.0 5-5 W1
Cubs 10 17 6.0 5-5 L1

News and Notes:

Astros:

Cardinals:

Cubs:

Pirates:

Reds:

On Tap:

The Brewers and Giants will wrap up their series in San Francisco today with a game featuring a strong pitching match up. Shaun Marcum (1-1) will start for the Crew and Matt Cain (1-2) will start for the Giants. Game time is set for 3:05 p.m. CDT.

The Astros will go for the sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals in this afternoon's 1:05 p.m. CDT game. J.A. Happ (2-1) will make the start for Houston and Adam Wainwright (1-3) will start for St. Louis.

The Cubs and Dodgers will play the rubber game of their three game series today at 1:20 p.m. CDT. Travis Wood (0-0) will make his Cubs debut. He will be opposed by Aaron Harang (1-2) who will look to even his record for the Dodgers.

The Pirates and Reds will wrap up their series in Pittsburgh with today's 12:35 p.m. CDT game. Charlie Morton (1-2) will start for the Pirates and Mat Latos (1-2) will make the start for the Reds.

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