Cards Clip Astros

Matt Carpenter hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Cardinals held on for a 5-4 victory over the visiting Astros. Matt Holliday also knocked in two runs for St. Louis, which swept the two-game series in Missouri. Shelby Miller allowed three runs in five innings for a no decision. Seth Maness picked up the win while Edward Mujica added his 25th save.