Paul DeJong hit a solo homer and a sacrifice fly st louis cardinals took out a rally during the yatra Houston Astros 4-2 on Tuesday
Nolan Arenado went 2-for-3 with a walk, one run and one RBI. CardinalsWho won for the sixth time in eight matches
Cardinals Starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery (5-7) allowed two runs on six hits, one earned, in 6 2/3 innings. He struck out six batters and walked one.
Giovanni Gallegos got four outs and Jordan Hicks took over the ninth inning for his fifth save.
Framber Valdez (7-6) allowed four runs on eight hits and three walks over six innings. AstrosWho have lost for the eighth time in 11 matches. he hit a six
Houston scored an unearned run in the first inning to take a 1–0 lead. Mauricio Dubon reached on an error, moved to third base on Alex Bregman’s single and scored when Kyle Tucker grounded into a forceout.
Martin Maldonado doubled Houston’s lead to 2–0 with a third-inning homer, but DeJong’s solo shot in the bottom of the frame cut the deficit to 2–1.
Cardinals The game was tied after overcoming a baserunning error in the fourth inning. Wilson Contreras hit a leadoff double, but was thrown out while attempting to take third base on Jordan Walker’s infield single in the shortstop hole.
Dylan Carlson followed with a single, Brendan Donovan walked and DeJong hit a sacrifice fly to make the score 2–2.
Cardinals Went ahead 4-2 in the fifth inning. Paul Goldschmidt drew a one-out walk and scored on Arenado, his 1,600th career hit, a double over the right field wall.
Arenado moved to third on an errant relay throw in that game, then scored on a wild pitch with the help of a successful replay challenge.
Astros loaded the bases in the seventh inning with two outs. Gallegos then grounded out to Montgomery and retired pinch hitter Bligh Madrice, and Houston did not threaten again.
–Field Level Media