Infielder on 2011 World Series champs signs with San Francisco.
Schumaker hit .283 this past season in 117 games, including a .299 mark after the All-Star break that featured a team-best .350 average during the month of July.
Following the Braves defeat, Cardinals broadcaster John Rooney was in the clubhouse at Minute Maid Park for the celebration to get reaction.
The Cardinals trailed 5-0 early, but St. Louis scored five times in the fourth and erased a 6-5 deficit with a four-run seventh.
The Redbird’s shortstop and lead-off man will miss the last two regular season game against the Houston Astros.
Redbirds gain a game on Atlanta, now two behind in the NL wild card race.
The Cardinals’ 11th win in 13 games kept them 2 1/2 behind Atlanta in the wild card chase.
Albert Pujols and David Freese each homered and Ryan Theriot added four hits and three RBIs.
Theriot appealed the ban and was in the lineup for the opener of a three-game series against the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
The defending NL Central champs got a much-needed win against Garcia, who was 5-0 in his career against them.