The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 8-4 last (Thursday) night at Busch Stadium.
The Cardinals took one out of three games in their series with the first place Brewers, thanks to a 5 run 5th inning last night and back to back jacks from Tyler O’Neill and Lars Nootbaar.
The Cardinals are now just 3.5 games back for the second spot in the Wild Card race.
The Kansas City Royals were unable to complete a series sweep of the Houston Astros at the K with a 6-3 extra innings loss.
Kansas City ended up going 4-6 as they wrapped up a 10-game homestand.