The St. Louis Cardinals had their winning streak stop at 8 games after losing 5-4 to the Washington Nationals at Busch Stadium last (Thursday) night.
The Redbirds committed three errors in the game.
In other news St. Louis pitcher Carlos Martinez is heading to Double A Springfield for rehab appearances tonight (Friday) and Sunday.
According to interim manager Mike Schildt, Martinez could return to Cardinals as early as next Tuesday.
The Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 after a 2 hour and 14 minute rain delay.
The Royals ended up with a split in the four game series.