Wainwright, Cardinals blank Astros
|Wainwright, Cardinals blank Astros|
Adam Wainwright tossed eight scoreless innings to earn the victory, as the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Houston Astros 1-0 on Tuesday night.
St. Louis cashed as -170 home favorites, while the game played UNDER the 7-run total posted by sportsbooks.
Albert Pujols knocked in the game's only run for the Cardinals, as Ryan Franklin pitched the ninth inning to pick up his 33rd save of the season for St. Louis.
Losing pitcher Wandy Rodriguez allowed one run over seven innings for Houston, while Michael Bourn went 2-for-4 for the Astros.