Matt Adams hit his first home run since July 19 in the Cardinals' loss to the Phillies on Friday.
Adam Wainwright was staked to a three-run lead but couldn't hold it, allowing five runs -- four earned -- over six innings in a loss to the Phillies.
Jon Jay went 3-for-4, extending his hitting streak to 12 games, as the Cardinals defeated the Reds 7-3 on Wednesday.
Trevor Rosenthal was needed in an emergency in the ninth inning and extinguished a fire, recording his 37th save in the process as the Cardinals escaped with a victory over the Reds on Wednesday.
Jhonny Peralta knocked in three runs with a double, his only hit in four at-bats in Wednesday's win against the Reds.
Lance Lynn silenced the Reds on Wednesday, tossing seven shutout innings to earn his 14th win of the season.
David Aardsma (groin) has been activated from the disabled list at Triple-A Memphis.
Yadier Molina (thumb) took light swings on Wednesday.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said Wednesday that Michael Wacha (shoulder) could begin a minor league rehab assignment within two weeks.
Jon Jay was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the ninth inning Tuesday, giving the Cardinals a walk-off, 5-4 win over the Reds.
Jhonny Peralta hit his 17th home run of the season in Tuesday's win over the Reds.
John Lackey allowed four runs -- two earned -- over six innings in a no-decision against the Reds on Tuesday.
Cardinals recalled INF Greg Garcia from Triple-A Memphis.
Cardinals placed 2B Mark Ellis on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain.
Jason Motte (back) played catch on Tuesday.