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Astros down Cards with late rally

The Houston Astros scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning as they defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.

Houston won the game as +105 underdogs, while the seven runs went as a PUSH against the posted over/under (7).

Miguel Tejada drove in the winning run to lift the Astros to a three-game sweep. Jose Valverde tossed the ninth inning to earn the victory in relief.

Mark DeRosa homered in a losing cause for the Cardinals. Ryan Franklin blew a save opportunity and allowed two runs in the loss.