Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Friday, August 29, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  1  -   3  8  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Izturis ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Stavinoha lf                  3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Schumaker cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Ludwick rf                    2   1   0   1       0   0       3   1
Glaus 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   2
Molina c                      3   0   1   1       0   1       6   1
Mather cf,lf                  3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lohse p                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lopez 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Totals                       29   2   5   2       1   3      25  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Izturis-Lopez-Pujols, Molina-Lopez.

BATTING - 
2B: Molina (18,off Wolf); Stavinoha (1,off Wolf).
SF: Ludwick (8,off Wolf).
HBP: Ludwick (6,by Wolf).
GDP: Izturis (4,off Wolf); Ludwick (7,off Brocail).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Erstad cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Wigginton lf                  4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Tejada ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   7
Berkman 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   1      15   1
Blum 3b                       2   0   0   0       1   2       1   3
Pence rf                      3   1   2   0       0   0       1   1
Newhan 2b                     3   1   1   2       0   1       2   5
Quintero c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Wolf p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Bourn ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Castillo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   3   8   3       1   6      27  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Blum-Newhan-Berkman, Pence-Berkman, Brocail-Tejada-Berkman.
E: Wolf 2 (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Newhan (2,7th inning off Lohse 1 on 2 out); Berkman (27,9th inning off
Springer 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Pence (13,off Lohse).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wigginton (6,2nd base by Lohse/Molina).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lohse                         8     7   2   2   1   6   1  29
Springer L(2-1)               0.1   1   1   1   0   0   1   2
Totals                        8.1   8   3   3   1   6   2  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wolf                          6     3   2   1   1   1   0  23
Sampson                       2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Brocail W(6-5)                1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     5   2   1   1   3   0  32

HBP: Wolf (12,Ludwick).

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Mike Winters, 2B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 3B - Marvin Hudson
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 33347


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Izturis             ss        Erstad              cf
2. Stavinoha           lf        Wigginton           lf
3. Pujols              1b        Tejada              ss
4. Ludwick             rf        Berkman             1b
5. Glaus               3b        Blum                3b
6. Molina              c         Pence               rf
7. Mather              cf        Newhan              2b
8. Lohse               p         Quintero            c
9. Lopez               2b        Wolf                p

CARDINALS 1ST: Izturis flied to center; Stavinoha grounded out
(shortstop to first); Pujols popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Erstad grounded out (pitcher to first); Wigginton
flied to center; Tejada grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Ludwick was hit by a pitch; Glaus grounded out
(second to first) [Ludwick to second]; Molina grounded out
(second to first) [Ludwick to third]; Mather grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman popped to third; Blum walked; Pence grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Blum out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Lohse grounded out (first to pitcher); Lopez
struck out; Izturis grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Newhan struck out; Quintero grounded out (shortstop
to first); Wolf struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Stavinoha grounded out (shortstop to first);
Pujols flied to center; Ludwick reached on an error by Wolf
[Ludwick to second (error by Wolf)]; Glaus walked; Molina
doubled [Ludwick scored (unearned), Glaus to third]; Mather
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Erstad singled to center; Wigginton forced Erstad
(third to second); Tejada struck out while Wigginton was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Lohse singled to center; Lopez forced Lohse
(third to second); Izturis grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Lopez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman struck out; Blum struck out; Pence singled
to center; Newhan lined to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Stavinoha doubled; Pujols grounded out (second to
first) [Stavinoha to third]; Ludwick out on a sacrifice fly to
left [Stavinoha scored]; Glaus grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Quintero singled to left; BOURN BATTED FOR WOLF;
Bourn flied to right; Erstad flied to left; Wigginton singled to
pitcher [Quintero to second]; Tejada grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: SAMPSON REPLACED BOURN (PITCHING); Molina struck
out; Mather grounded out (shortstop to first); Lohse grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: SCHUMAKER REPLACED STAVINOHA (PLAYING CF); MATHER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Berkman grounded out (second to
first); Blum struck out; Pence singled to third; Newhan homered
[Pence scored]; Quintero flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Lopez singled to second; Izturis flied into a
double play to right [Lopez out at first (right to first)];
Schumaker grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: CASTILLO BATTED FOR SAMPSON; Castillo flied to
right; Erstad popped to third; Wigginton singled to right
[Wigginton out at second (right to shortstop)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: BROCAIL REPLACED CASTILLO (PITCHING); Pujols
singled to right; Ludwick grounded into a double play (pitcher
to shortstop to first) [Pujols out at second]; Glaus struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: SPRINGER REPLACED LOHSE (PITCHING); Tejada grounded
out (shortstop to first); Berkman homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   5   0    3
 Astros           3   8   2    3


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