The St. Louis Cardinals unable to sweep the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday losing 5-1.
Three of the runs the Pirates scored came on 2 swings against Cardinals starter Dakota Hudson.
In 4 1/3 innings he allowed 7 hits and 4 runs.
The Redbirds have the day off today and travel to Minnesota for the road series of the season against the Twins tomorrow night.
The Kansas City Royals with a 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians yesterday (Sunday).
The Royals ended losing two of three in the season-opening series.
Kansas is on the road again tonight when they start a series against the Detroit Tigers.