Matt Holliday and Kolten Wong each had three hits and drove in two runs. Holliday was 3 for 3 and Wong was 3 for 4 with a double and stolen base. Cardinals starter Carlos Martinez allowed one hit in three scoreless innings.
Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright was efficient in his first start of spring training. Wainwright faced the minimum in two innings while striking out one. The right-hander needed only 25 pitches to get through the first two innings.
All eyes will be on undefeated Wichita State at the MVC Tournament, but there are seven other teams still in the hunt that would love a chance to dance in Bracketville. Nate Latsch previews Friday's quarterfinal matchups.