Cardinals Crush Pirates

Yadier Molina lifted a three-run homer to power the Cardinals to a 12-8 win over the Pirates in St. Louis. Jon Jay also knocked in three runs for St. Louis, which has won two-of-three. Matt Holiday and Carlos Beltran each drove in a pair of runs in the win. Joe Kelly gave up one run in six innings for the win. Edward Mujica picked up his 36th save. Josh Harrison hit a two-run homer for Pittsburgh, which has lost two straight. Jose Tabata also had two RBI in defeat. A.J. Burnett allowed five runs in three runs for the loss.