Cardinals Rip Reds

Carlos Beltran, Matt Holliday and Yadier Molina had two hits each to lead the Cardinals to a key win over the Reds at Busch Stadium. Joe Kelly allowed one run on eights hits over six innings and improved to 6-and-3. The Cardinals took a four-and-a-half game lead over the Reds in the NL Central as Cincinnati lost its third straight. St. Louis goes for the series sweep tonight.