Ryan Theriot and David Freese each plated a trio of runs as the Cardinals bashed the Cubs, 9-2. Freese drilled a three-run homer while Albert Pujols and Yadier Molina each added an RBI. Pujols' RBI double in the eighth was his 2,000th career hit. Edwin Jackson went seven frames and gave just up one run to get the win in his Cardinal debut. St. Louis has won three-of-five. Matt Garza was chased after giving up six runs in five-and-two-thirds innings. Tyler Colvin and Marlon Byrd each drove in a run for Chicago, which has lost four straight.