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Todd Wellemeyer combined on a five-hit shutout Friday, as the St. Louis Cardinals knocked off the Kansas City Royals 5-0 at Busch Stadium.

St. Louis won the game as -140 favorites, while the five runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).

Nick Stavinoha and Khalil Greene both drove in two runs to lead the Cardinals. Wellemeyer improved to 4-4 with the win.

Kyle Davies gave up three hits and two runs over six innings in suffering the loss.