Cincinnati Reds defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3

CINCINNATI — Saturday night at Great American Ball Park found Superman trying to fly without a cape.

Actually, it was Adam Wainwright pitching without a consistent curveball.

On a rare night when Wainwright needed his offense, the NL's reigning wins leader offered a glaringly mortal outing against the Cincinnati Reds and a sellout crowd of 41,326.

As a result, the Cardinals took a 4-3 loss and Wainwright saw one of the game's most impressive runs of consistency come ...