Houston Astros 2, St. Louis Cardinals 1

Regular Season Game 134

Played on Thursday, August 30, 2007 (D) at Minute Maid Park

STL N 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 5 1 HOU N 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 x - 2 7 1

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AEckstein ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 Ankiel cf 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 Pujols 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 2 Encarnacion rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 Ludwick lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 Molina c 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 Miles 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 Pineiro p 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 Duncan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Edmonds ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ryan 3b 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 2Totals32 1 5 1 4 4 24 9FIELDING -E:Pineiro (2).PB:Molina (5).BATTING -2B:Ryan (5,off Albers).IBB:Pujols (19,by Albers).Team LOB:8.BASERUNNING -CS:Encarnacion (2,2nd base by Albers/Munson).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APence cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 Burke 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 Berkman 1b 3 1 1 1 1 0 12 0 Lee lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Lamb 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 Scott rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 Bruntlett ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 Munson c 3 0 1 0 0 0 5 2 Albers p 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Biggio ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals28 2 7 2 3 4 27 11FIELDING -E:Bruntlett (6).BATTING -2B:Scott (25,off Pineiro).HR:Berkman (26,4th inning off Pineiro 0 on 0 out).SH:Burke (6,off Springer).IBB:Berkman (9,by Springer).Team LOB:6.BASERUNNING -CS:Burke (3,2nd base by Pineiro/Molina).

PITCHING

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPPineiro L(3-2) 6 5 2 2 1 3 1 22 Johnson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 Springer 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 6Totals8 7 2 2 3 4 1 32IBB:Springer (1,Berkman).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPAlbers W(4-6) 7 3 1 1 4 3 0 28 Qualls 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 Lidge SV(14) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3Totals9 5 1 1 4 4 0 36WP:Albers (6).IBB:Albers (5,Pujols).Umpires:HP - Jim Joyce, 1B - Jim Wolf, 2B - James Hoye, 3B - Tim TschidaTime of Game:2:30Attendance:37520 Starting Lineups: St. Louis Cardinals Houston Astros 1. Eckstein ss Pence cf 2. Ankiel cf Burke 2b 3. Pujols 1b Berkman 1b 4. Encarnacion rf Lee lf 5. Ludwick lf Lamb 3b 6. Molina c Scott rf 7. Miles 2b Bruntlett ss 8. Pineiro p Munson c 9. Ryan 3b Albers p CARDINALS 1ST: Eckstein singled to right; Ankiel flied to right; Pujols flied to center; Albers threw a wild pitch [Eckstein to second]; Encarnacion struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Pence struck out; Burke singled to left; Berkman popped to third; Burke was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. CARDINALS 2ND: Ludwick grounded out (third to first); Molina popped to catcher; Miles grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Lee grounded out (third to first); Lamb walked; Scott doubled to shortstop [Lamb scored, Scott out at third (shortstop to first to third)]; Bruntlett grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1. CARDINALS 3RD: Pineiro singled to left; Ryan doubled to left [Pineiro to third]; Eckstein grounded out (shortstop to first) [Pineiro scored, Ryan to third]; Ankiel lined to first; Pujols was walked intentionally; Encarnacion grounded out (catcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1. ASTROS 3RD: Munson singled to right; Molina allowed a passed ball [Munson to second]; Albers struck out; Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); Burke flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1. CARDINALS 4TH: Ludwick grounded out (third to first); Molina flied to left; Miles grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1. ASTROS 4TH: Berkman homered; Lee flied to center; Lamb flied to left; Scott flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. CARDINALS 5TH: Pineiro struck out; Ryan flied to right; Eckstein reached on an error by Bruntlett; Ankiel walked [Eckstein to second]; Pujols struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. ASTROS 5TH: Bruntlett lined to pitcher; Munson popped to shortstop; Albers struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. CARDINALS 6TH: Encarnacion walked; Ludwick flied to center; Encarnacion was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Molina grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. ASTROS 6TH: Pence singled to left; Pence was picked off first but was safe on an error by Pineiro [Pence to third]; Burke popped to second; Berkman grounded out (pitcher to first); Lee grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. CARDINALS 7TH: Miles popped to shortstop; DUNCAN BATTED FOR PINEIRO; Duncan grounded out (second to first); Ryan walked; Eckstein popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. ASTROS 7TH: JOHNSON REPLACED DUNCAN (PITCHING); Lamb singled to left; Scott forced Lamb (first to shortstop); Bruntlett flied to right; Munson flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. CARDINALS 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED ALBERS (PITCHING); Ankiel singled to center; Pujols flied to right; Encarnacion flied to center; Ludwick singled to second [Ankiel to third]; Molina grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. ASTROS 8TH: SPRINGER REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); BIGGIO BATTED FOR QUALLS; Biggio singled to shortstop; Pence walked [Biggio to second]; Burke out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Biggio to third, Pence to second]; Berkman was walked intentionally; Lee struck out; Lamb flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. CARDINALS 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); Miles grounded out (second to first); EDMONDS BATTED FOR SPRINGER; Edmonds flied to left; Ryan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Cardinals 1 5 1 8 Astros 2 7 1 6

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