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Martinez, Cards beat Cubs; Maddon grumbles over slide rule

Starter Carlos Martinez has been filling a variety of roles for the St. Louis Cardinals.

For Joe Maddon and the Chicago Cubs, the focus Saturday was more on the rules.

Martinez had his second straight two-hit game and started a disputed double play to help the Cardinals beat the Cubs 5-3.

In the fifth inning, Chicago's Ian Happ was charged with interference on a hard slide into second base. On a grounder by Anthony Rizzo, Happ slid past the bag while shortstop Aledmys Diaz fielded a flip from Martinez, and Rizzo was ruled out when umpires made the interference call. Kyle Schwarber had scored from third base, but that run was nullified by the double play, keeping the...