Jose Altuve belted a three-run homer as the Astros beat the Cardinals 6-2 in St. Louis. George Springer and Yordan Alvarez also homered for the Astros. Wade Miley pitched five scoreless innings to pick up his ninth win. Houston is 9-and-2 in its last 11 games. Dakota Hudson did not make it through the fifth and took the loss. Dexter Fowler had a pinch-hit homer in defeat. The Redbirds have lost two straight on the heels of a six-game winning streak.
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