It was a very successful Monday for the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals. The Redbirds split their squad and shutout Los Angeles 5-0 while beating the Houston 7-3. The Royals thumped Detroit 10-4. Both team also trimmed their rosters yesterday. St. Louis cut 19 players, including veteran relievers Jim Corsi and Heathcliff Slocumb. Kansas City cut five players yesterday.