The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7 at Busch Stadium last (Monday) night.
Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright returned to the mound after over 3 months on the disabled list and pitched five innings giving up 4 runs.
The Cardinals came from behind twice in the game capped off by a three run homer by Matt Adams in the eighth inning that put the Cardinals ahead for good.
The Redbirds now have a 2 game lead for the final wild card spot over the Los Angeles Dodgers with 18 games remaining.
The Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3.
Ryan O’Hearn and Whit Merrifield each hit homers.
The New York Jets routed the Detroit Lions 48-17.
And the Los Angeles Rams bested the Oakland Raiders 33-13 on Monday Night Football.