Will Smith (2-3) allowed a run, struck out four and walked four in a 4-1 victory Tuesday night over the club that drafted him in 2007 and traded him to Kansas City in 2010.
The Cardinals purchased the contract of 36-year-old lefty Brian Fuentes from Double-A Springfield in time for Wednesday night's game against the Dodgers.
The Cardinals beat the Angels 8-2, ending Los Angeles' five-game winning streak.
The Summer Olympics, which begin Friday, will feature 5,535 hours of coverage, but even more will be available through online streaming.
Los Angeles rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to beat Kansas City 6-3 on Monday night in Anaheim, Calif.
Kansas City Chiefs players Charles, Berry and Moeaki will attend training camp after injuries kept them from competing last season.
Cardinals lost to the Dodgers 5-3.
After winning only 15 games in the past five seasons, the Rams have a new coach who hopes to instill in his players optimism for the road ahead.
Ryan Doumit became the third Twins player to go deep both right-handed and left-handed in a game.
It's just the Cardinals' second series sweep overall at home, where they're 26-20.
Baseball and softball have agreed to merge into a single international federation in a joint bid in hopes of being reinstated in the Olympics by 2020.
St. Louis tied a 76-year-old major league record with seven doubles in the seventh inning of a 12-0 victory over Chicago on Saturday night.
Lorenzo Cain delivered run-producing singles in the first and fifth innings, and he had an RBI double in the seventh in Kansas City's 7-3 win over Minnesota on Saturday.
Joe Mauer went 3-for-4 and scored the winning run in the 11th inning to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
The Cardinals defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Friday, and ended Ryan Dempster's 33-inning scoreless streak.
Jeremy Guthrie and Jonathan Sanchez both struggled this season after changing leagues. On Friday, the pitchers were traded for each other.
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is switching his lineup by shifting leadoff man Rafael Furcal to eighth and putting Skip Schumaker at the top for the series opener.
Florissant police Capt. Tim Lowery said Robert Quinn was involved in a one-car accident on an exit ramp along Interstate 270 at 5:38 a.m. on July 10. Lowery said the responding officer suspected Quinn was intoxicated and arrested him without incident.
Felix Hernandez (8-5) is 4-0 with a 1.37 ERA in his past seven starts since a loss to San Diego on June 12. He allowed one run and eight hits, throwing only 89 pitches in eight innings.
Billy Butler homered to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals outlasted the Seattle Mariners 8-7 on Wednesday night.