Cardinals Close Out Padres

The Cardinals used a three-run first featuring an RBI triple from Matt Holliday to close out the Padres 5-3 and win the three-game series. Allen Craig and Yadier Molina each drove in a run with a single for St. Louis, which has won three-of-four. Tyler Lyons gave up one run over seven inning to win win his first-ever major league start. Jedd Gyorko hit a solo homer for San Diego. Burch Smith allowed four runs in one-plus innings for the loss.