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Cardinals Vs. Astros Preview: Thursday Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The St. Louis Cardinals (67-56) face the Houston Astros (39-85) in the finale of their three-game home series on Thursday afternoon. The Cardinals are looking to sweep the worst team in the majors after a 7-0 win on Tuesday and a 4-2 victory on Wednesday.

St. Louis will send Jake Westbrook to the mound, fresh off his contract extension. Westbrook is 12-9 on the season. In his last outing, he took a loss against Pittsburgh despite giving up just one earned run in 7.2 innings.

Dallas Keuchel (1-5) will start for the Astros. He has lost his last five decisions.

The game is scheduled for 12:45 p.m. CT at Busch Stadium. It will air on Fox Sports Midwest.

Additional coverage on the Cardinals can be found at Viva El Birdos. For more on the Astros, be sure to visit The Crawfish Boxes, while Baseball Nation is the place for all things MLB.