St. Louis Cardinals defeat Atlanta Braves, 5-3

ATLANTA - In three pristine nights at less-than-half-filled Turner Field, the Cardinals had two shortstops and one extra-base hit drop.

They left with two wins.

For all of Tuesday's bullpen angst and the three-day power shortage the Cardinals experienced on Hank Aaron Drive, they crafted two wins against the Atlanta Braves from 19 singles, one double and three quality outings from their starting rotation.

Wednesday ended as a 5-3 win behind hard-ridden starter Ada...