MIAMI (AP) - Carlos Beltran homered from each side of the plate and tripled to lead a 17-hit barrage yesterday, and Lance Lynn notched his ninth victory when the St. Louis Cardinals outslugged the Miami Marlins 13-7. Yadier Molina singled home two runs in the Cardinals' five-run first inning, and David Freese's fourth homer in the third inning put them ahead to stay in south Florida.

We’ll Join the Cardinal Pregame show in progress today at 12 noon just after the St. John’s Lutheran Church program on KHMO.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb was taken off the field on a stretcher after he was hit on the right ear by a liner off the bat of Kansas City's Eric Hosmer in the fifth inning of the Rays' 5-3 win over the Royals yesterday. The Rays announced that Cobb, who remained conscious the whole time, was taken to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg for further examination.

HOUSTON (AP) - Jason Castro and Chris Carter homered in the fourth inning to give Houston the lead and the Astros held on for a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox last night. Carter's one-out homer clanged off the foul pole in left field to extend the lead to 3-1 and leave starter John Danks shaking his head at Minute Maid Park. Danks yielded five hits and four runs in six-plus innings.

NEW YORK (AP) - Scott Feldman allowed two hits in seven innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 5-2 yesterday. Feldman struck out six and had a two-RBI single in the fourth off Jonathon Niese in Queens.

Cavemen and Gems were rained out last night.. The next Cavemen webcast is this evening at 6:45 as Hannibal hosts Springfield at Clemens Field. You will hear that on

CHICAGO (AP) - Daniel Paille  scored at 13:48 of overtime to lift the Boston Bruins past the Blackhawks 2-1 in Chicago, evening the Stanley Cup finals at a game apiece. Tuukka  Rask stopped 33 shots and was perfect after Patrick Sharp put the Blackhawks ahead 11:22 into the game. Chris Kelly notched the game-tying goal for the Bruins, who host Game 3 on Monday night.