Cardinals sweep the Pirates
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals completed a three-game sweep of Pittsburgh with an 11-9 win on Sunday at Busch Stadium.
The Cardinals trailed 8-4, but erupted for five runs in the 7th inning, highlighted by a grand slam home run by Lane Thomas. It was the rookie's first-career grand slam.
St. Louis moved into second place in the National League Central and trails the Chicago Cubs by two games.
The Cardinals visit the Royals for a two-game series Tuesday and Wednesday in Kansas City.