(Houston, TX) — Brandon Moss’ three-run homer in the seventh put the finishing touches on the Cardinals’ 8-2 win over the Astros to close out a two-game sweep at Minute Maid Park. Stephen Piscotty had two hits, two RBI and two runs scored, while Carlos Martinez picked up the victory. Martinez cruised through seven innings, striking out seven and holding Houston to one run on three hits.
>>Cardinals At Phillies Tomorrow
(Philadelphia, PA) — The Cardinals are off today. They begin a three-game series at Philadelphia tomorrow. Adam Wainwright will pitch the opener for St. Louis. He’s 9-and-7. The Phillies start Adam Morgan, who is just 1-and-7. The Cards are a game up on the Pirates for the second NL wild card.
>>Cubs Sink Brewers
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs moved to a season-high 33 games over .500 with a 6-1 win against the Brewers at Wrigley Field. Chicago is 76-and-43 after taking the first three of the four-game set. Jorge Soler his a three-run shot, while Jon Lester improved to 13-and-4. The teams close out the four-game series with a day game today.
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