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HOUSTON -- After having their offense smothered during a two-game interleague series against the Astros at Busch Stadium in mid-June, the Cardinals unleashed their balanced attack against the Astros on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.For a third consecutive game, all victories, the Cardinals (63-56) relied on multiple contributors, with left fielder Tommy Pham and third baseman Jedd Gyorko belting their ninth and 18th home runs, respectively, while center fielder Randal Grichuk recorded a pair of extra-base hits. Gyorko smacked a three-run homer in the sixth inning for yet another crooked number by St. Louis during its modest streak.Grichuk blasted a grand slam as part of a six-run eighth inning against the Cubs last Saturday. In the series finale at Wrigley Field on Sunday, Stephen Piscotty and Brandon Moss homered while Grichuk doubled as part of a five-run eighth inning.You hate to throw it on one guys shoulders, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said. Im happy with the fact that were spreading the wealth. It just keeps your team in it. In every game you know that if youre down a few youre two bloops and a blast from everything turning around and it seems like any guy can do it.All the way through our lineup weve got the ability with the long ball and thats a nice attribute for an offense to have.Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez (10-7, 3.34 ERA) will make his first career appearance against the Astros and 10th interleague appearance. He is 0-2 with a 1.43 ERA against the National League.Martinez leads the NL with 25 double plays induced and 1.64 double plays per nine innings. He paces the Cardinals with 10 starts of at least seven innings, going 6-1 with a 1.84 ERA in those outings. He was charged with three runs over six innings while receiving a no-decision in a 4-3 loss to the Cubs in Chicago on Aug. 11. Martinez is 16-7 with a 2.92 ERA on the road in 27 starts and 63 appearances.Right-hander Doug Fister (11-7, 3.61 ERA) will start for the Astros (61-58). Fister beat the Cardinals 5-2 on June 14, allowing two runs on five hits and one walk with six strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings, his sixth victory in a seven-game winning streak.Fister is 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA in four career games (three starts) against the Cardinals. Fister has just one victory in his last four starts.Fister isnt the only Astros starter idling. Left-hander Dallas Keuchel endured another rough outing on Tuesday, allowing six runs on six hits over five innings. He struggled early, allowed two runs in the first inning, recovered to retire 12 consecutive batters, and then crumbled again before being chased in the sixth.And while the sixth inning proved critical as St. Louis rallied from a 4-2 deficit en route to an 8-5 win, the early-inning woes have been a sporadic issue for Keuchel.I think getting into the game was tough for him, Astros manager A.J. Hinch said.I dont know what its been the last three, four outings, the first inning has started off slow, Keuchel said. Don Wells Jersey Store . With their top three point guards and Kobe Bryant all sidelined by injury, the Lakers signed Marshall out of the D-League on Friday before their home game against Minnesota. DeShawn Williams Jersey Store . Having already announced that the race will start May 9 with three stages in Northern Ireland and Ireland and finish in Trieste on June 1, the rest of the route was unveiled Monday. https://www.chinacheapjerseys.net/geoff ... sey-store/ . Vancouver Whitecaps and Toronto FC failed to make the postseason while Montreal Impact fell at the first hurdle losing heavily to Houston Dynamo in the Eastern Conference Knockout Round. Cedric Killings Jersey Store . -- Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson asked his players a simple question during Fridays morning shootaround: How many of them had ever been on a team 14 games over . Tom Greene Jersey Store . However, he did make them miss him a little less. Cundiff, who had the unenviable job of replacing Dawson last season, agreed Thursday to a one-year, $1. SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Josh Martin had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists, Donovan Fields made 5 of 8 shots for 15 points, and Cal Poly beat Division II Cal State Dominguez Hills 75-64 on Thursday night for the Mustangs first victory of the season.Cal Poly trailed 35-32 at halftime but battled back to tie it at 50-all with 10:03 left. Martin sealed it when he scored six points during an 8-0 run for a 69-59 lead with 1:33 left.Victor Joseph added 13 points, and Luke Meikle and Kyle Toth had 12 points each for Cal Polyy (1-2).dddddddddddd The Mustangs turned 14 turnovers by the Toros into 21 points.The Mustangs were 17 of 23 from the line, while the Toros only went to the stripe 11 times.Vincent Golson led Cal State Dominguez Hills (1-2) with 20 points, seven rebounds and six assists. Justin Sadler added 12 points and five rebounds for the Toros, who led by as many as 16 points with 6:14 left in the first half. ' ' '