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Former Badger Watt ready for the spotlight

DE plays on national television Sunday night against Chicago

Former Badger defensive end J.J. Watt hopes to state his case as defensive player of the year in the NFL Sunday when he plays the Chicago Bears on national television.

Former Badger Watt ready for the spotlight

DE plays on national television Sunday night against Chicago

Former Badger defensive end J.J. Watt hopes to state his case as defensive player of the year in the NFL Sunday when he plays the Chicago Bears on national television.

Cubs two-hit by Astros to reach 100 losses

Cubs lost 11 for first time since 1966

The Chicago Cubs got their 100th loss of the season when Lucas Harrell threw six shutout innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 3-0 win Monday night.

Cubs two-hit by Astros to reach 100 losses

Cubs lost 11 for first time since 1966

The Chicago Cubs got their 100th loss of the season when Lucas Harrell threw six shutout innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 3-0 win Monday night.

Houston's 7-6 victory dims Brewers' playoff hopes

Milwaukee is five games behind St. Louis

Edgar Gonzalez allowed one hit before tiring in the sixth; Brett Wallace, Jason Castro and Jose Altuve all homered and the Houston Astros beat Yovani Gallardo for the first time in three seasons, dousing the Milwaukee Brewers' faint playoff hopes with a 7-6 victory Friday night.

Houston's 7-6 victory dims Brewers' playoff hopes

Milwaukee is five games behind St. Louis

Edgar Gonzalez allowed one hit before tiring in the sixth; Brett Wallace, Jason Castro and Jose Altuve all homered and the Houston Astros beat Yovani Gallardo for the first time in three seasons, dousing the Milwaukee Brewers' faint playoff hopes with a 7-6 victory Friday night.

Norris pitches Astros to 2-0 win over Cardinals

Victory broke 10 game winning streak by St. Louis over Houston

Bud Norris pitched into the eighth inning for his first win since May 21, and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros avoided a sweep with a 2-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals, who are vying for the second NL wild card, on Wednesday night.

Norris pitches Astros to 2-0 win over Cardinals

Victory broke 10 game winning streak by St. Louis over Houston

Bud Norris pitched into the eighth inning for his first win since May 21, and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros avoided a sweep with a 2-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals, who are vying for the second NL wild card, on Wednesday night.

Kozma's homer helps Cards to 6-1 win over Astros

St. Louis has 3 1/2 game lead in wild card race

Lance Lynn pitched seven innings to earn his 17th win, rookie Pete Kozma hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals strengthened their grip on a playoff spot with a 6-1 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

Kozma's homer helps Cards to 6-1 win over Astros

St. Louis has 3 1/2 game lead in wild card race

Lance Lynn pitched seven innings to earn his 17th win, rookie Pete Kozma hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals strengthened their grip on a playoff spot with a 6-1 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

Beltran big in pinch as Cards sweep Astros at home

St. Louis swept Houston at home in 2012

Pinch hitter Carlos Beltran snapped a sixth-inning tie with a two-run double and Allen Craig hit a three-run home run, powering the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 victory Thursday that completed a season sweep at home over the Houston Astros.

Beltran big in pinch as Cards sweep Astros at home

St. Louis swept Houston at home in 2012

Pinch hitter Carlos Beltran snapped a sixth-inning tie with a two-run double and Allen Craig hit a three-run home run, powering the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 victory Thursday that completed a season sweep at home over the Houston Astros.

Freese, Molina power Cards to 5-0 win over Astros

Cardinals win three in a row for first time since August 24

David Freese and Yadier Molina both connected for their 20th home run of the season, and Lance Lynn threw 6 1-3 shutout innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

Freese, Molina power Cards to 5-0 win over Astros

Cardinals win three in a row for first time since August 24

David Freese and Yadier Molina both connected for their 20th home run of the season, and Lance Lynn threw 6 1-3 shutout innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

Lohse wins 15th, Cardinals beat Astros 4-1

Cardinals maintain 2 1/2 game lead over Brewers for wild card

Kyle Lohse threw seven scoreless innings for his 15th victory and contributed an RBI double as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 4-1 Tuesday night to stay in front for the second NL wild card.

Lohse wins 15th, Cardinals beat Astros 4-1

Cardinals maintain 2 1/2 game lead over Brewers for wild card

Kyle Lohse threw seven scoreless innings for his 15th victory and contributed an RBI double as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 4-1 Tuesday night to stay in front for the second NL wild card.

Soriano, Wood, lift Cubs over Astros 5-1

Wood gives up four hits to get second straight win

Alfonso Soriano finished a triple shy of the cycle and drove in two runs and Travis Wood allowed one run in 7 2-3 innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Houston Astros Wednesday night.