St. Louis Cardinals defeat Florida Marlins, 13-4

MIAMI - Adam Wainwright wasn't at his best Wednesday night at Land Shark Stadium.

More important to the Cardinals, he was at his toughest.

Needing a lengthy start almost as much as they required an offensive revival, the Cardinals received both in what ended as a 13-4 battering of the Florida Marlins.

For the second straight evening, a Cardinals starter received a three-run lead. On Tuesday the early lead became the first act within a 4-3 loss. Behind Wainwright, the...