The St. Louis Cardinals lost 5-4 to the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Stadium last (Friday) night.
The loss was its 18th in the last 24 games.
The Redbirds stranded 12 runners and were 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position.
Yadier Molina recorded his 2,049th career hit and passed Johnny Bench to claim 8th place on the all-time hits list for catchers.
And Nolan Arenado reached base five times and hit his 250th career home run.
The Kansas City Royals lost 9-4 to the Texas Rangers.
The Royals dropped to a season-worst 8 games under .500 with a 33-41 record.