Brian Bannister gave up seven runs on nine hits in 4 2/3 innings. (Ed Zurga/AP)
By Mark Dent / MLB.com
Brian Bannister couldn't control the Cardinals' bats, giving up seven runs. The Royals offense managed to knock St. Louis starter Braden Looper out of the game in the fourth, but it was stifled by a bevy of bullpen arms. David DeJesus is day-to-day after a first-inning collision.
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