The Cardinals scored three runs in two separate innings on the way to an 8-2 win against the Astros.
The Cardinals got on the board in the third scoring three runs on a two run Piscotty single and an RBI double by Molina to take a 3-0 lead. The Cardinals added another run in the fourth on a Hazelbaker solo home run to make it 4-0. The Cardinals got another run in the sixth on a Grichuk RBI double to make it 5-0. The Astros got on the board with a Bregman RBI single in the sixth to make it 5-1. The Cardinals added three runs in the seventh on a Moss three run home run to make it 8-1. The Astros got another run in the eighth on an Altuve RBI double making it 8-2.
Martinez got the win improving to 11-7 on the year. Martinez gave up 1 run on 3 hits while striking out 7 and walking 1 over 7 innings. Fister took the loss falling to 11-8 on the season. Fister gave up 4 runs on 7 hits while striking out 3 and walking 1 over 4 innings.
The Cardinals are off today and begin a series with the Phillies on Friday at 5:55. Coverage starts at 5:10 on 98.9 The Game.