Astros Beat Cardinals 6-1

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Hunter Pence had an RBI double and the Houston
Astros scored three runs on two St. Louis errors in their 5-1
victory over the Cardinals on Friday night.

Brian Moehler (3-2) had his best outing in six starts this
season, allowing two hits and striking out five in seven innings.
He set down the Cardinals in order four times and retired the last
eight batters he faced.

Geoff Blum homered in the eighth, his fourth of the season, as
Houston won for the 13th time in 17 home games. Blum started at
third base as manager Cecil Cooper shook up his lineup. The Astros
had scored three runs or less in their last eight games and lost
seven times.

Braden Looper (7-5), facing the Astros for the fourth time this
season, matched a career high with seven strikeouts and gave up two
earned runs and eight hits in six innings.


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