ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Joey Votto hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and Adam Duvall got four hits to help the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Sunday.
The Reds had lost eight of their previous nine games.
Wandy Peralta (1-0) picked up the win by tossing a scoreless seventh inning. Closer Raisel Iglesias threw two innings to record his fourth save in as many chances.
Trevor Rosenthal (0-1) gave up one run on two hits.