Adam Wainwright strikes out 9, allowing only just two hits over six scoreless innings.
At age 35, Justin Verlander is having one of his finest seasons and has been at his best when the Astros need him most.
Christin Stewart, a September call-up, is getting a chance to play regularly as the Detroit Tigers' season winds down.
Marcell Ozuna puts the Cardinals up early with a solo home run in the second inning.
Francisco Mejia goes yard to give the Padres a win over the Rangers with a walk-off grand slam.
Rookie Francisco Mejia hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the San Diego Padres rallied to beat the Texas Rangers 7-3 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep in a matchup of last-place teams.