Houston 5 – St. Louis 13 – David Freese went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer and four RBI, Allen Craig went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI, and the Cardinals steamrolled the Houston Astros to complete a series sweep 13-5.
Jake Westbrook pitched five innings and allowed five runs in a somewhat shaky start, but got his 13th win of the season.
Other National League Scores
Colorado 1 – New York 0 – Collin McHugh pitched seven scoreless innings and struck out nine to win his big-league debut against the New York Mets 1-0. the game’s only run came when Jordany Valdespin misplayed Tyler Colvin‘s leadoff drive in the eighth into a game-changing triple.
Chris Nelson then singled through a drawn in infield to score Colvin.