ST. LOUIS, April 30 (UPI) -- Joel Pineiro gave up one hit in seven scoreless innings Tuesday, helping the St. Louis Cardinals defeat the Cincinnati Reds 7-2.
Pineiro (2-2) issued four walks but the only hit he allowed was Corey Patterson's single to shallow center to start the game.
Rookie Johnny Cueto (1-3) lost for the third time in three straight decisions. He gave up seven runs on eight hits and one walk while lasting just 1 2/3 innings. Relievers Bill Bray and Josh Fogg combined to allow seven hits over 6 1/3 scoreless innings.