Lee's Homer Gives Astros 6th Straight Win
Isringhausen victimized for second time in three outings
By Mike Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 26, 2008 5:30 AM CDT
St. Louis Cardinals reliever Jason Isringhausen sits in the dugout after giving up three runs and the lead to the Houston Astros during the ninth inning on Friday, April 25, 2008, in St. Louis.   (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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(Newser) – Carlos Lee's home run capped a three-run rally off Jason Isringhausen in the ninth inning, helping the Houston Astros beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Miguel Tejada had an RBI triple and Lance Berkman's sacrifice fly for the second out tied it before Lee hammered a first-pitch fastball well over the left-field wall.

Isringhausen (1-2) has nine saves in 11 chances but has taken the loss in two of his last three outings. Wesley Wright (3-0) had two strikeouts and a walk in the eighth. The Cardinals had a runner on third with one out in the bottom of the ninth before Jose Valverde finished for his fourth save in seven chances.