Cardinals double Astros

Cardinals double Astros

Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer to power the St. Louis Cardinals in a 8-4 win over the Houston Astros Wednesday night.

The Cardinals won the game as -240 favorites, and the 12 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (7) set by sportsbooks.

Chris Carpenter improved to 12-3 with the win, giving up four hits and two runs over 7 1-3 innings for the Cardinals.

J.A. Happ allowed six hits and seven runs in the first inning in the Astros loss.