David Freese knocked in two runs to help the Cardinals top the Braves 6-2 in the first of four from St. Louis. Matt Holliday finished 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI for the Cards, who have won five-of-six. Matt Carpenter went 2-for-5 with a pair of runs and an RBI in the win. Joe Kelly allowed two runs in six innings for the win. The Cards and Braves continue the set tonight.