Chicago Cubs down St. Louis Cardinals, grab share of first place

CHICAGO — Willson Contreras is doing just about everything for the Chicago Cubs these days, including leading them back into first place.

The catcher blocked one run in the first inning, slammed a go-ahead home run in the sixth and confidently handled new starter Jose Quintana and three relievers in Chicago’s 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

“He’s hitting fourth, he’s…


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