The St. Louis Cardinals scored five runs in each of the first two innings and won going away on Thursday, punishing the San Diego Padres 13-3. The Cardinals win two of three in this series. Fernando Vina, Edgar Renteria, Craig Paquette and Mike Matheny all went deep in the win for the Cardinals. Matt Morris allowed just two runs on nine hits in six innings of work to improve to 18-7 on the season. Houston beat Cincinnati 6-1 on Thursday to keep the Cards six games off the pace in the N.L. Central.