WBIW.com News - sports

Brought to you by WBIW News and Network Indiana

Astros Complete Three Game Sweep Of Cardinals

Last updated on Friday, May 14, 2010

(ST. LOUIS, MO) - Bud Norris allowed one run over eight innings as the Houston Astros completed a three-game series sweep of St. Louis, defeating the Cardinals 4-1 at Busch Stadium.

Houston scored all four of its runs in the third inning with Lance Berkman driving in a run with an RBI single and Hunter Pence capping the frame with a three-run homer off St. Louis starter Chris Carpenter.

The Cardinals' lone run came on a Matt Holliday RBI single in the seventh.

Norris allowed six hits, walked none and struck out eight to improve to 2-4.

Carpenter gave up four runs on six hits over eight innings to suffer his first loss, falling to 4-1.

The Cardinals' lead in the NL Central is down to a half-game over second place Cincinnati.

The Redbirds are in Cincinnati to face the Reds this weekend.

1340 AM WBIW welcomes comments and suggestions by calling 812.277.1340 during normal business hours or by email at comments@wbiw.com

© Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Click here to go back to previous page