Chicago Cubs defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 5-2

CHICAGO - The Cardinals saw Ted Lilly on Saturday at Wrigley Field.

Coincidentally, they never saw the lead.

Celebrating his 100th career victory, Lilly extended his career mastery at a critical time, giving the Chicago Cubs a 5-2 win and putting a temporary halt on a fifth-place team's slide for life.

Lefthanded and able to change speeds on a whim, Lilly (9-6) embodies what the Cardinals least like to see. The Cards saw Lilly for eight frustrating innings Saturday, ...