Kansas City Royals defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 3-2

The Cardinals rode the sweeping quality of their pitching only so long before succumbing to the undertow of a feeble lineup.

Joel Piñeiro made his second consecutive superb start Sunday and even contributed an RBI single that momentarily tied the score. But a chronic lack of offense and Kansas City's strategic sidestepping of Albert Pujols caught up with the Cardinals. Royals pinch hitter Mike Jacobs' two-out single in the seventh inning clinched a 3-2 win at Busch Stad...