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KISSIMMEE, Fla.-- Kyle Lohse allowed one run and three hits in five innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 6-1 Tuesday.

Matt Holliday hit a two-run triple in a three-run first against Jordan Lyles and scored on Lance Berkman s a sacrifice fly.

Lyles, competing for a spot in Houston s rotation, gave up four runs and seven hits in five innings.

Erik Komatsu had three of the Cardinals 12 hits.

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