Astros Vs. Cardinals: Houston Trails 3-2 After 4 Innings

Looking to take the rubber match and series against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Astros trail 3-2 after four innings.

Starter J.A. Happ has given up three earned runs on three hits over the four innings.

Houston took the first lead when Jed Lowrie hit a solo homer in the bottom of the first. The Astros extended the lead to 2-0 when Chris Johnson doubled home Brett Wallace.

But the Cardinals scored three in the following frame thanks to three hits and two walks. Houston is 1-7 in rubber matches this season, losing the last seven.

Read more about the Astros at The Crawfish Boxes and for more on the Cardinals, check out Viva El Birdos. Head over to Baseball Nation to read additional news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

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