Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Regular Season Game 95
Played on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  0    0  1  0    2  0  0  -   3  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  2  -   4 12  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schumaker 2b,lf               4   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
Rasmus cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Ludwick rf                    4   1   2   0       0   2       1   0
Ankiel lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
DeRosa 3b                     3   2   1   1       1   1       1   0
Molina c                      3   0   1   1       0   0       6   1
Ryan ss                       2   0   1   1       0   0       2   5
Carpenter p                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Thurston 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   3   8   3       1   6      26  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ryan-Schumaker-Pujols.

BATTING - 
2B: Schumaker (21,off Oswalt).
HR: DeRosa (3,5th inning off Oswalt 0 on 1 out).
SF: Ryan (2,off Oswalt).
GDP: Ankiel (4,off Oswalt); Pujols (13,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Ankiel (3,2nd base by Valverde/I. Rodriguez).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
Matsui 2b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       3   3
Tejada ss                     5   0   2   1       0   0       2   7
Lee lf                        4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Blum 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
I. Rodriguez c                3   2   2   0       1   0       6   2
Coste 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   1      10   0
Oswalt p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Berkman ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Kata pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Keppinger ph                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  12   4       2   5      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Matsui-Tejada-Coste, Tejada-Matsui-Coste.

BATTING - 
2B: I. Rodriguez (14,off Carpenter); Coste (11,off Franklin).
SH: Matsui (8,off Carpenter).
GDP: Lee (11,off Carpenter).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (36,2nd base off Carpenter/Molina).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Carpenter                     8     8   2   2   2   5   0  33
Franklin L(2-1)               0.2   4   2   2   0   0   0   6
Totals                        8.2  12   4   4   2   5   0  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        7     7   3   3   1   4   1  27
Byrdak                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Hawkins                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Valverde W(1-2)               1     1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     8   3   3   1   6   1  33


Umpires: HP - Angel Campos, 1B - Jeff Nelson, 2B - Mark Carlson, 3B - Bob Davidson
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 37619


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Schumaker           2b        Bourn               cf
2. Rasmus              cf        Matsui              2b
3. Pujols              1b        Tejada              ss
4. Ludwick             rf        Lee                 lf
5. Ankiel              lf        Blum                3b
6. DeRosa              3b        Pence               rf
7. Molina              c         I. Rodriguez        c
8. Ryan                ss        Coste               1b
9. Carpenter           p         Oswalt              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Schumaker struck out; Rasmus struck out; Pujols
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn singled to pitcher; Bourn stole second; Matsui
singled to center [Bourn to third]; Tejada lined to third; Lee
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Matsui out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Ludwick singled to center; Ankiel grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Ludwick out at
second]; DeRosa lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Blum flied to center; Pence was called out on
strikes; I. Rodriguez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Molina grounded out (shortstop to first); Ryan
grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); Carpenter grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Coste flied to left; Oswalt grounded out (second to
first); Bourn grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Schumaker grounded out (pitcher to first); Rasmus
singled to right; Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Rasmus to second]; Ludwick struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Matsui flied to center; Tejada grounded out
(shortstop to first); Lee singled to center; Blum flied to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Ankiel popped to second; DeRosa homered; Molina
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ryan singled to center;
Carpenter struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
0.

ASTROS 5TH: Pence struck out; I. Rodriguez walked; Coste struck
out; Oswalt grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Schumaker doubled to left; On a bunt Rasmus
reached on a fielder's choice [Schumaker out at third (catcher
to third)]; Pujols grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Rasmus out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bourn walked; Matsui out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Bourn to second]; Tejada singled to catcher
[Bourn to third]; Lee forced Tejada (second to shortstop) [Bourn
scored]; Blum grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Ludwick singled to pitcher; Ankiel lined to
shortstop; DeRosa walked [Ludwick to second]; Molina singled to
left [Ludwick scored, DeRosa to third]; Ryan out on a sacrifice
fly to center [DeRosa scored, Molina to second (on throw to
home)]; Carpenter flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); I.
Rodriguez doubled to center; Coste singled to shortstop [I.
Rodriguez stayed at second]; BERKMAN BATTED FOR OSWALT; Berkman
singled to right [I. Rodriguez to third, Coste to second]; KATA
RAN FOR BERKMAN; Bourn was called out on strikes; Matsui singled
to center [I. Rodriguez scored, Coste to third, Kata to second];
Tejada flied to right; 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: BYRDAK REPLACED KATA (PITCHING); Schumaker
grounded out (third to first); Rasmus flied to left; HAWKINS
REPLACED BYRDAK (PITCHING); Pujols grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); Blum popped
to shortstop; Pence struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED HAWKINS (PITCHING); Ludwick
struck out; Ankiel singled to center; DeRosa struck out; Ankiel
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: SCHUMAKER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); FRANKLIN
REPLACED ANKIEL (PITCHING); THURSTON REPLACED CARPENTER (PLAYING
2B); I. Rodriguez singled to center; Coste doubled to center [I.
Rodriguez scored]; KEPPINGER BATTED FOR VALVERDE; Keppinger
singled to left [Coste to third]; Bourn flied to left; Matsui
reached on a fielder's choice [Coste out at home (second to
catcher), Keppinger to second]; Tejada singled to left
[Keppinger scored, Matsui to second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3   8   0    3
 Astros           4  12   0    9


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