Springer 8th inning homer lifts Astros past the Cardinals.
WP: Sipp (1-2)
LP: Siegrist (4-2)
Save: Harris (5)
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The game started as a pitcher’s duel between Adam Wainwright and Collin McHugh, in the end, neither factored in the decision. After the Cards took a 1 to 0 lead in the bottom of the 7th inning, the Astros doubled down in the top of the eight when George Springer smashed his 15 home run of the season to give the Astros a 2-1 lead. It turned out to be all they would need, but for good measure, they tacked on a couple of more runs in the top of the ninth as well.
Springer was also a star in the field, making some great throws, picking up one outfield assist and he nearly had two more.
After dropping the first three Wednesday games of the season, the Astros have now won eight Wednesday games in a row.
The Astros have Thursday off. Friday they welcome the Reds from Cincinnati, Lance McCullers will go againt mound opponent John Lamb. Haircuts in homerun alley?!?!? Who goes to a game to get a haircut? Gym bags to the first 10 thousand or something like that.