Dexter Fowler hit his first two home runs for the St. Louis Cardinals, and finished with three hits, as the Cardinals swept the Pirates on Wednesday with their third straight 2-1 win.

Pirates’ first baseman Josh Bell  tied the game in the fourth with a homer off  Michael Wacha (2-1) after he retired his first ten batters.

The Cardinals improve to 6-9 after this sweep.

RHP Carlos Martinez (0-2, 3.57) will open a four-game series at Milwaukee on Thursday. He is 4-1 with 1.36 ERA in eight starts and 11 relief appearances against the Brewers.