Kim earns 5th straight win on birthday, Cards beat Cubs 3-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kwang Hyun-Kim earned his fifth straight win on his 33rd birthday and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2. Nolan Arenado and Dylan Carlson homered as the Cardinals moved a game over .500 at 49-48. Kim allowed two runs on two hits with a walk and seven strikeouts in six innings. Alex Reyes pitched a scoreless ninth to earn his 23rd save after suffering his first career blown save on Tuesday night. Cubs starter Adbert Alzolay allowed three runs on four hits and three walks while striking out eight in six innings. He is winless in his last seven starts.

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