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Marmol Picks Up 20th Save As Cubs Edge Cardinals

Last updated on Monday, August 1, 2011

(ST. LOUIS, MO) - The Chicago Cubs pulled it together enough to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-3.

Jake Westbrook had his perfect game spoiled in the sixth inning after Starlin Castro and Marlin Byrd each drove in-runs for the Cubs.

Lance Berkamn answered for the Cardinals in their half of the sixth by hitting a three run homer to make it 4-3 Cubs.

The Chicago bullpen was able to contain St. Louis for the next three innings.

Carlos Marmol struck out a couple of batters in the ninth inning for his 20th save of the season.

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