Cardinals Rip Astros

Adam Wainwright limited the Astros to a run on five hits over seven innings with nine strikeouts, leading the Cardinals to a 9-5 win over Houston at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter had three hits, scored three times and drove in three runs. Matt Holliday hit his 13th home run of the season. Wainwright improved to 12-and-5 and Edward Mujica earned his 24th save by recording the game's final out.