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Last updated on Wednesday, May 8, 2013
(Chicago, IL) - In the National League Tuesday, Travis Wood won a pitchers duel against the St. Louis Cardinals’ Lance Lynn in helping the Chicago Cubs beat their division rivals 2-1 at Wrigley Field.
Wood held the Cardinals to five hits and one run, a homer to Allen Craig in the second inning, and struck out eight in improving to 3-2 on the season.
Lynn allowed two-runs in seven innings in losing his first game of the year.
Nate Schierholtz grabbed the lead for Chicago with two-outs in the fourth inning by hitting a 3-1 pitch from Lynn over the centerfield ivy at Wrigley.
The series resumes this afternoon at 2:20.
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