The St. Louis Cardinals with a 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers last (Tuesday) night.
Yadier Molina and Marcell Ozuna with home runs.
The Redbirds have now won 8 straight series and have gripped a lead on the first wild card spot and moved to within 2 1/2 games of the National League Central Division lead.
The Kansas City Royals with a 4-1 defeat by the Tampa Bay Rays.
Royals rookie Ryan O’Hearn hit his fifth homer in fourteen games since making his debut on July 31st.
Royals have now lost 6 of their last 8 games.