The St. Louis Cardinals were able to avoid a sweep by the Chicago Cubs winning 5-0 at Busch Stadium last (Sunday) night.
The Redbirds also put an end to their 4 game losing streak.
Matt Carpenter stroked his 10 homer of the season.
The Kansas City Royals have now lost six in a row, with a 7-4 defeat to the Houston Astros yesterday (Sunday).
Royals Mike Moustakas and Danny Duffy were ejected for arguing with the home plate umpire John Trumpane.
Moustakas tossed in the third inning after he was called out at home.
Duffy tossed in the sixth inning after he said was fed up with the strike zone.