Full house, Cards fall: Cubs capitalize on misplays to erase four-run deficit, upend rivals, 8-5

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St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter (13) shows second base umpire Mike Muchlinski the ball after catching Chicago Cubs’ Joc Pederson trying to steal second during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 11, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter watches his RBI single off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kohl Stewart during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, June 11, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Johan Oviedo delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Friday, June 11, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

St. Louis Cardinals’ Nolan Arenado hits a two-run single during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Friday, June 11, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

St. Louis Cardinals’ Dylan Carlson watches his RBI double during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Friday, June 11, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Derrick Goold

In this episode of Inside Pitch, sports columnists Jeff Gordon and Ben Frederickson preview the Cardinals’ weekend series at Wrigley Field, where the team will attempt to make up ground on the division-leading Cubs and their fearless leader . . . Patrick Wisdom? That’s right, the former Cardinals minor leaguer is swinging a big bat for the North Siders. Can Matt Carpenter’s long-awaited breakthrough arrive at one of his…

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