St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 25
Played on Saturday, April 26, 2008 (D) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  5  0
STL N    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Matsui 2b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       1   2
Tejada ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Berkman 1b                    3   2   2   2       1   0       8   2
Lee lf                        3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Loretta 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Oswalt p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   5   3       2   6      25   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Tejada-Berkman.

BATTING - 
HR: Matsui (1,1st inning off Wainwright 0 on 1 out); Berkman 2 (8,4th inning
off Wainwright 0 on 2 out,7th inning off Wainwright 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Tejada (2,2nd base by Wainwright/LaRue).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schumaker rf                  4   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Ankiel cf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Pujols 1b                     3   1   1   2       1   0      11   1
Duncan lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Glaus 3b                      3   0   0   1       0   1       1   2
Kennedy 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
LaRue c                       1   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
  Barton ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Wainwright p                  4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
  Izturis pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ryan ss                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   5
Totals                       30   4   7   4       5   5      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Pujols (7,off Oswalt); Kennedy (2,off Oswalt).
SF: Glaus (2,off Oswalt).
HBP: LaRue (2,by Oswalt).
GDP: Pujols (2,off Geary).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        6     5   3   3   3   5   0  27
Byrdak                        0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Geary                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Brocail                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Borkowski L(0-1)              0.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   3
Wright                        0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8.1   7   4   4   5   5   0  37

HBP: Oswalt (1,LaRue).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wainwright W(3-1)             9     5   3   3   2   6   3  33


Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Jim Joyce, 2B - Jeff Nelson, 3B - Adrian Johnson
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 43040


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Bourn               cf        Schumaker           rf
2. Matsui              2b        Ankiel              cf
3. Tejada              ss        Pujols              1b
4. Berkman             1b        Duncan              lf
5. Lee                 lf        Glaus               3b
6. Pence               rf        Kennedy             2b
7. Loretta             3b        LaRue               c
8. Ausmus              c         Wainwright          p
9. Oswalt              p         Ryan                ss

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn popped to third; Matsui homered; Tejada
singled to first; Berkman flied to right; Tejada was picked off
and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to second); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Schumaker grounded out (first to pitcher); Ankiel
grounded out (shortstop to first); Pujols walked; Duncan struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee flied to right; Pence grounded out (shortstop to
first); Loretta grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Glaus was called out on strikes; Kennedy struck
out; LaRue was hit by a pitch; Wainwright struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus lined to center; Oswalt grounded out (pitcher
to first); Bourn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Ryan flied to left; Schumaker walked; Ankiel
singled to right [Schumaker to second]; Pujols doubled to center
[Schumaker scored, Ankiel scored]; Duncan singled to center
[Pujols to third]; Glaus out on a sacrifice fly to right [Pujols
scored, Duncan to second (on throw)]; Kennedy grounded out
(shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
3.

ASTROS 4TH: Matsui flied to center; Tejada grounded out (pitcher
to first); Berkman homered; Lee grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: LaRue flied to right; Wainwright singled to
center; Ryan struck out; Schumaker grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Pence lined to shortstop; Loretta grounded out
(second to first); Ausmus struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Ankiel lined to first; Pujols grounded out (third
to first); Duncan popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Oswalt popped to second; Bourn was called out on
strikes; Matsui singled to third; Tejada grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Glaus flied to right; Kennedy doubled to left;
LaRue walked; Wainwright flied to center; Ryan forced LaRue
(second unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
3.

ASTROS 7TH: Berkman homered; Lee popped to second; Pence
grounded out (shortstop to first); Loretta grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals
3.

CARDINALS 7TH: BYRDAK REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Schumaker
grounded out (second to first); Ankiel walked; GEARY REPLACED
BYRDAK (PITCHING); Pujols grounded into a double play (shortstop
to first) [Ankiel out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); ERSTAD
BATTED FOR GEARY; Erstad struck out; Bourn was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: BROCAIL REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Duncan popped
to third; Glaus grounded out (first unassisted); Kennedy flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Matsui flied to right; Tejada grounded out (third to
first); Berkman walked; Lee walked [Berkman to second]; Pence
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED BROCAIL (PITCHING); BARTON
BATTED FOR LARUE; Barton walked; On a bunt Wainwright forced
Barton (first to shortstop); Ryan singled to center [Wainwright
to second]; IZTURIS RAN FOR WAINWRIGHT; WRIGHT REPLACED
BORKOWSKI (PITCHING); Schumaker singled to left [Izturis scored,
Ryan to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   5   0    3
 Cardinals        4   7   0    8


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