Cincinnati Reds defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 9-3

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, a recently converted true believer in carrying a 13th pitcher, discovered Wednesday that sometimes even having an extra pitcher isn't the same as having enough pitching.

The Cardinals manager said that because five relievers had to be used Tuesday, a lot hinged on Kyle Lohse on Wednesday as the righthander returned to the mound after two skipped starts. There "wasn't much protection for him," La Russa said, surveying his lineup before th...