Cardinals beat Reds 6-1
The Cardinals continued their quest to match the thermometer in terms of bringing the heat. The Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 at Busch Stadium Tuesday night to make it five wins so far on the home stand and a fifth straight series win. Coupled with another Pittsburgh loss the Cardinals lead in the Central Division grew to 1.5 games over the Pirates. The Reds fell to 4.5 back. Joe Kelly turned in six solid innings to improve to 5-0 in the month of August. The Cardinals jumped Mat Latos for 2 runs in the first inning and never trailed during the game.