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Walk to Beltran key to meltdown
chron.com Updated Aug 23, 2012
For about four innings on Thursday, it looked like the Astros might get interim manager Tony DeFrancesco his first victory. Dallas Kuechel had retired 12 of the first 13 Cardinals batters, and the Astros offense had done all the little things right for …Share Tweet
Freese, Cards shrug off 4-run deficit to sweepESPN.com Aug 23, 2012David Freese's three-run homer snapped the Cardinals' seven-game long-ball drought and St. Louis beat the Houston Astros 13-5 Thursday to complete a three-game sweep.Share Tweet
Cardinals 13, Astros 5: Early lead doesn’t hold as losing streak reaches sevenchron.com Aug 23, 2012The Astros lost for the 50th time in 62 road games and head to New York where 50 years ago the Mets lost 120 games, a modern-day record.Share Tweet
Before big trip, Cardinals rally to sweep AstrosMLB.com Aug 23, 2012With eight runs in a two-inning span, the Cardinals changed the complexion of a game that they would win, 13-5. The series sweep over the Astros put a wrap on a string of nine consecutive games at Busch Stadium.Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 23, 2012Mike Matheny made an admission Thursday, the timing of which was a bit surprising. The St. Louis Cardinals hadn't even finished their home series against the Astros when Matheny expressed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch how eager he was to hit the road a…Share Tweet
The Baseball Hall Of Fame Probably Wouldn't Change The Rules If Roger Clemens Pitched A Meaningless Game This Yeardeadspin.com Aug 23, 2012Yesterday we half-floated a conspiracy theory that Roger Clemens's impending comeback with the Sugar Land Skeeters was a sneaky ploy to reappear in a major league game for the woeful Astros so that he might push his first hall of fame ballot appearance …Share Tweetchron.com Aug 23, 2012Fans of any team often find it hard to part with legends and it's not uncommon for stars to return to their teams in some role.Share Tweet