THE BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals (1-2) defeated the Houston Astros (1-1-1) by a score of 9-1 on Monday afternoon. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Adam Wainwright was solid in his first outing, throwing 2.2 scoreless innings and recording three strikeouts
  • Matt Holliday, Allen Craig, and Pete Kozma all hit their first home runs of the Spring
  • The Cardinals recorded 15 hits in their first victory of the Grapefruit League
  • Allen Craig, Pete Kozma, Kolten Wong, Shane Robinson, David Freese, Yadier Molina and Adron Chambers all had two hits in Monday’s game.

What’s Next: The Cardinals travel to Fort Myers tomorrow to play the Red Sox. First pitch will be at 1:35 EST.