Cardinals Bash Reds

Pete Kozma was 2-for-4 with three RBI as the Cardinals picked up a 9-2 win over the Reds in Cincinnati. David Freese and Jon Jay each collected two RBI for St. Louis, which has won two straight since falling in three out of four. Adam Wainwright improved to 9-and-3 by tossing seven innings of two-run ball with seven strikeouts in the win. Jay Bruce and Shin-Shoo Choo each drove in a run for the Reds, who were just 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position while the Redbirds went 8-for-19. Mike Leake allowed three runs over five innings to fall to 5-and-3 for Cincinnati, which has lost three straight.