Cincinnati Reds defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 8-3

CINCINNATI - For a second straight start, there was no Great Escape for Calamity Kyle.

A season of tumbles from the mound, late-night hospital visits, line drives off the elbow and close encounters at first base ensnared Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle Lohse once again Saturday evening.

Relatively unscathed by a fourth-inning play in which he found himself nearly trampled, Lohse (3-2) could not sidestep a five-run sixth inning in what ended an 8-3 loss to the Cincinn...