The Cardinals defeated the Nationals, 5-1 on Thursday afternoon at Busch Stadium.  Tommy Edman led the Cards offense going 2-for-3 with 2-RBI's.  He belted his 10th home run of the year in the 3rd inning.    


WP - Adam Wainwright (13-9) - 7-IP, 1-R (0-ER), 8-H, 1-BB, 3-K, 97-pitches


Carlos Martinez - Save (21)


Redbird report:





Cardinals vs. Nationals ---

MON - Cards won, 4-2

TUE - Nats won, 6-2

WED - Cards won, 5-1


>> The Cards lead the NL Central Division by 3 games over both the Chicago Cubs & Milwaukee Brewers.