St. Louis Cardinals 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Sunday, April 27, 2008 (D) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  4  0    1  0  x  -   5  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Bourn cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Tejada ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Berkman 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       6   0
Lee lf                        3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Pence rf                      2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Loretta 3b                    3   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
Towles c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Backe p                       2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Villarreal p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moehler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   1   4   1       1   5      24   7

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 3.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schumaker lf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Ankiel cf                     2   1   0   0       2   0       4   0
Pujols 1b                     2   2   1   1       2   0       7   2
Ludwick rf                    4   1   1   2       0   1       2   0
Glaus 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   1       1   2
Miles 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       2   3
Molina c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       5   0
Lohse p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Kennedy ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McClellan p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ryan ss                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       29   5   7   5       5   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miles-Pujols.

BATTING - 
2B: Ludwick (6,off Backe).
HR: Glaus (1,5th inning off Backe 1 on 1 out); Pujols (5,7th inning off Moehler
0 on 1 out).
SH: Lohse (2,off Backe); McClellan (1,off Borkowski).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe L(1-3)                  5     5   4   4   5   4   1  25
Villarreal                    1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Moehler                       1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Borkowski                     1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8     7   5   5   5   5   2  36


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lohse W(3-0)                  6     4   1   1   1   3   0  22
McClellan SV(1)               3     0   0   0   0   2   0   9
Totals                        9     4   1   1   1   5   0  31


Umpires: HP - Jim Joyce, 1B - Jeff Nelson, 2B - Adrian Johnson, 3B - Tim Tschida
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 44222


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Matsui              2b        Schumaker           lf
2. Bourn               cf        Ankiel              cf
3. Tejada              ss        Pujols              1b
4. Berkman             1b        Ludwick             rf
5. Lee                 lf        Glaus               3b
6. Pence               rf        Miles               2b
7. Loretta             3b        Molina              c
8. Towles              c         Lohse               p
9. Backe               p         Ryan                ss

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui grounded out (first to pitcher); Bourn popped
to third; Tejada lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Schumaker popped to shortstop; Ankiel popped to
shortstop; Pujols popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman singled to second; Lee flied to center;
Pence grounded out (third to first) [Berkman to second]; Loretta
singled to left [Berkman scored, Loretta to second (on throw)];
Towles struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Ludwick struck out; Glaus flied to center; Miles
singled to right; Molina flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Backe singled to shortstop; Matsui flied to right;
Bourn popped to second; Tejada singled to right [Backe to
second]; Berkman forced Tejada (first to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Lohse struck out; Ryan singled to center;
Schumaker was called out on strikes; Ankiel walked [Ryan to
second]; Pujols walked [Ryan to third, Ankiel to second];
Ludwick forced Ankiel (third unassisted) [Pujols to second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee struck out; Pence walked; Loretta lined into a
double play to second [Pence out at first (second to first)]; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Glaus grounded out (third to first); Miles
singled to right; Molina walked [Miles to second]; Lohse out on
a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Miles to third, Molina to
second]; Ryan flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Towles flied to right; Backe flied to center; Matsui
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Schumaker lined to second; Ankiel walked; Pujols
walked [Ankiel to second]; Ludwick doubled to right [Ankiel
scored, Pujols scored]; Glaus homered [Ludwick scored]; Miles
was called out on strikes; Molina grounded out (pitcher to
first); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Bourn grounded out (second to first); Tejada
grounded out (third to first); Berkman was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: VILLARREAL REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); KENNEDY
BATTED FOR LOHSE; Kennedy grounded out (shortstop to first);
Ryan flied to center; Schumaker grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 7TH: MCCLELLAN REPLACED KENNEDY (PITCHING); Lee lined to
left; Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); Loretta was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: MOEHLER REPLACED VILLARREAL (PITCHING); Ankiel
grounded out (second to first); Pujols homered; Ludwick flied to
center; Glaus struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Towles flied to left; ERSTAD BATTED FOR MOEHLER;
Erstad grounded out (shortstop to first); Matsui was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Miles flied
to center; Molina singled to center; McClellan out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Molina to second]; Ryan
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Bourn lined to pitcher; Tejada flied to center;
Berkman flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   0    3
 Cardinals        5   7   0    7


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