Astros sweep away Cards

Astros sweep away Cards

Hunter Pence launched a three-run homer in leading the Houston Astros to a 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals and a sweep of the three-game series at Minute Maid Park Wednesday afternoon.

The Astros won this game as -115 favorites, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Nelson Figueroa scattered six hits and two runs over five innings for the win, while Brandon Lyon closed out the game for his 11th save.

Jeff Suppan was tagged with the Cardinals loss, giving up four runs on three hits in five innings on the mound.