The St. Louis Cardinals routed the New York Mets 9-1 last (Wednesday) night at Busch Stadium.
The Redbirds propelled to victory by a strong pitching performance by starter Michael Wacha who struck out eight in six innings.
Jedd Gyorko hit his first home run of the season and the 100th of his career.
The Kansas City Royals lost 6-2 to the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Royals have now lost 12 of their last 14 games.