St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 54
Played on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 (N) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
STL N    3  0  0    2  1  0    0  0  x  -   6  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Matsui 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Tejada ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Berkman 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1      10   0
Lee lf                        4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Wigginton 3b                  3   1   1   1       0   1       1   4
Towles c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Rodriguez p                   2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Cassel p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blum ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   1   4   1       1   8      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Pence-Tejada.
E: Matsui (9).

BATTING - 
3B: Bourn (3,off Wainwright).
HR: Wigginton (2,2nd inning off Wainwright 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Lee (4,off Perez).
Team LOB: 4.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Ryan 2b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       2   4
Ankiel cf                     4   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
Pujols 1b                     2   1   0   0       2   0      13   0
Ludwick rf                    3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
Glaus 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Molina c                      4   1   2   2       0   0       9   1
Barton lf                     3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Wainwright p                  3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Duncan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Perez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Izturis ss                    4   0   1   2       0   0       0   2
Totals                       32   6   8   5       4   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Glaus-Ryan-Pujols.
E: Izturis (3).

BATTING - 
3B: Izturis (1,off Rodriguez).
IBB: Pujols (13,by Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez L(1-1)              4.2   6   6   3   4   1   0  24
Cassel                        2.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   8
Valverde                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8     8   6   3   4   2   0  36

WP: Rodriguez (1).
IBB: Rodriguez (1,Pujols).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wainwright W(5-2)             8     3   1   1   1   8   1  29
Perez                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   1   1   1   8   1  32


Umpires: HP - Paul Emmel, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Bill Miller
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 41115


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Bourn               cf        Ryan                2b
2. Matsui              2b        Ankiel              cf
3. Tejada              ss        Pujols              1b
4. Berkman             1b        Ludwick             rf
5. Lee                 lf        Glaus               3b
6. Pence               rf        Molina              c
7. Wigginton           3b        Barton              lf
8. Towles              c         Wainwright          p
9. Rodriguez           p         Izturis             ss

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Matsui grounded out (second to first); Tejada singled to left;
Berkman flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Ryan singled to center; Ankiel reached on an
error by Matsui [Ryan to third, Ankiel to second]; Pujols was
walked intentionally; Ludwick walked [Ryan scored (unearned),
Ankiel to third, Pujols to second]; Glaus popped to first;
Molina grounded out (third to first) [Ankiel scored (unearned),
Pujols to third, Ludwick to second]; Rodriguez threw a wild
pitch [Pujols scored (unearned), Ludwick to third]; Barton
walked; Wainwright forced Barton (third to second); 3 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee popped to catcher; Pence grounded out (shortstop
to first); Wigginton homered; Towles was called out on strikes;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Izturis grounded out (first unassisted); Ryan
flied to right; Ankiel flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Rodriguez was called out on strikes; Bourn tripled
to center; Matsui grounded out (first unassisted); Tejada
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Pujols walked; Ludwick flied into a double play
to right [Pujols out at second (right to shortstop)]; Glaus
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman struck out; Lee grounded out (shortstop to
first); Pence was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Molina singled to left; Barton singled to center
[Molina to second]; On a bunt Wainwright struck out; Izturis
tripled to left [Molina scored, Barton scored]; Ryan grounded
out (pitcher to first); Ankiel popped to third; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Wigginton struck out; Towles popped to first;
Rodriguez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
5.

CARDINALS 5TH: Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); Ludwick
singled to left; Glaus grounded out (third to first) [Ludwick to
second]; Molina singled to left [Ludwick scored]; CASSEL
REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Barton forced Molina (shortstop
to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Bourn lined to second; Matsui grounded out (second
to first); Tejada flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 6TH: Wainwright grounded out (third to first); Izturis
lined to first; Ryan singled to center; Ankiel popped to second;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Berkman flied to left; Lee popped to first; Pence
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: Pujols flied to right; Ludwick flied to right;
Glaus lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Wigginton grounded out (catcher to first); Towles
reached on an error by Izturis [Towles to first]; BLUM BATTED
FOR CASSEL; Blum was called out on strikes; Bourn walked [Towles
to second]; Matsui grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: VALVERDE REPLACED BLUM (PITCHING); Molina flied
to right; Barton singled to center; DUNCAN BATTED FOR
WAINWRIGHT; Duncan was called out on strikes; Izturis grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 9TH: PEREZ REPLACED DUNCAN (PITCHING); Tejada grounded
out (pitcher to first); Berkman singled to second; Lee grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Berkman out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   1    4
 Cardinals        6   8   1    6


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