The Cardinals got swept by the Astros after dropping the second game 4-1.
The Cardinals got on the board first with a Greg Garcia pinch hit RBI in the bottom of the seventh to give the Cardinals a 1-0 lead. The Astros responded with a Springer two run home run in the top of the eighth to make it 2-1. The Astros added two more runs in the top of the ninth with a Gómez two run RBI single to make it 4-1.
Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright pitched 7 innings giving up 4 hits while striking out 6 and walking 3. Siegrist took the loss in relief. Astros starter McHugh pitched 6 and 2/3 giving up 1 run on 7 hits while striking out 6 and 2 walks.
The Cardinals will start a series with the Rangers on Friday. First pitch is at 7:05 with coverage starting at 6:20 on 98.9 The Game.