St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 103
Played on Friday, July 31, 2009 (N) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   3 10  1
STL N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  2  x  -   4 10  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      5   1   2   0       0   2       3   1
Matsui 2b                     3   1   2   0       1   0       3   4
Tejada ss                     5   0   1   2       0   0       1   2
Lee lf                        5   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blum 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Pence rf                      1   0   0   0       3   0       1   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   1   1   0       0   3       7   1
Coste 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       6   3
Moehler p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kata ph                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Arias p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3  10   3       5   8      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Blum-Matsui-Coste.
E: Pence (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Bourn 2 (20,off Boggs 2); Lee (19,off Boggs).
SH: Matsui (10,off Boggs).
HBP: Blum (5,by Boggs).
GDP: Coste (4,off Boggs); Tejada (17,off Boggs).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Matsui (11,2nd base off Boggs/LaRue).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schumaker 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
Lugo ss                       4   1   1   0       0   1       2   4
Pujols 1b                     2   1   0   0       1   0       8   1
Holliday lf                   4   1   4   2       0   0       4   0
Ludwick rf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Ankiel cf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
DeRosa 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
LaRue c                       3   0   2   0       0   0       8   0
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Boggs p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wainwright ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Thompson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Molina c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4  10   4       2   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Schumaker-Pujols-Lugo, Lugo-Pujols.
E: Ankiel (4), LaRue (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Holliday (6,off Arias).
3B: Lugo (3,off Moehler).
HR: DeRosa (7,7th inning off Moehler 0 on 1 out).
SH: Thompson (2,off Moehler).
HBP: Pujols (4,by Arias).
GDP: DeRosa (2,off Arias).
IBB: Pujols (36,by Moehler); Ludwick (3,by Arias).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ludwick (4,2nd base off Moehler/I. Rodriguez).
CS: Holliday (1,2nd base by Moehler/I. Rodriguez).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler                       6.2   7   2   2   1   5   1  27
Wright                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Arias L(2-1)                  1     2   2   2   1   1   0   6
Totals                        8    10   4   4   2   6   1  34

WP: Arias (3).
HBP: Arias (5,Pujols).
IBB: Moehler (5,Pujols); Arias (4,Ludwick).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Boggs                         5     6   2   2   5   5   0  25
Thompson                      2.2   3   1   1   0   2   0  11
Miller W(3-0)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Franklin SV(24)               1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   3   3   5   8   0  41

HBP: Boggs (3,Blum).

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Jerry Meals, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Paul Emmel
Time of Game: 2:55   Attendance: 43760


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Bourn               cf        Schumaker           2b
2. Matsui              2b        Lugo                ss
3. Tejada              ss        Pujols              1b
4. Lee                 lf        Holliday            lf
5. Blum                3b        Ludwick             rf
6. Pence               rf        Ankiel              cf
7. I. Rodriguez        c         DeRosa              3b
8. Coste               1b        LaRue               c
9. Moehler             p         Boggs               p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn doubled; Matsui out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Bourn to third]; Tejada singled to center
[Bourn scored]; Lee flied to left; Blum popped to first; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Schumaker grounded out (second to first); Lugo
grounded out (shortstop to first); Pujols flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pence walked; I. Rodriguez was called out on
strikes; Coste grounded into a double play (second to first to
shortstop) [Pence out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Holliday singled to third; Ludwick flied to
center; Ankiel flied to center; Holliday was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Moehler struck out; Bourn doubled to center [Bourn
to third (error by Ankiel)]; Matsui walked; Tejada grounded into
a double play (shortstop to first) [Matsui out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Pence dropped a foul fly hit by DeRosa for an
error; DeRosa struck out; LaRue popped to third; Boggs grounded
out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee doubled to right; Blum flied to right; Pence
walked; I. Rodriguez struck out; Coste walked [Lee to third,
Pence to second]; Moehler flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Schumaker grounded out (second to first); Lugo
tripled to center; Pujols was walked intentionally; Holliday
singled to left [Lugo scored, Pujols to second]; Ludwick forced
Holliday (first to shortstop) [Pujols to third]; Ludwick stole
second; Ankiel grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Bourn struck out; Matsui singled to right; Matsui
stole second [Matsui to third (error by LaRue)]; Tejada grounded
out (second to first) [Matsui scored]; Lee singled to third;
Blum was hit by a pitch [Lee to second]; Pence walked [Lee to
third, Blum to second]; I. Rodriguez struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E,
3 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: DeRosa grounded out (pitcher to first); LaRue
singled to center; WAINWRIGHT BATTED FOR BOGGS; On a bunt
Wainwright struck out; Schumaker was called out on strikes; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: THOMPSON REPLACED WAINWRIGHT (PITCHING); Coste
struck out; Moehler struck out; Bourn grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Lugo flied to right; Pujols grounded out
(shortstop to first); Holliday singled to center; Ludwick struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Matsui flied to left; Tejada grounded out (shortstop
to first); Lee grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Ankiel struck out; DeRosa homered; LaRue singled
to left; Thompson out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[LaRue to second]; WRIGHT REPLACED MOEHLER (PITCHING); Schumaker
singled to center [LaRue out at home (center to catcher)]; 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Blum flied to left; Pence lined to left; I.
Rodriguez singled to center; Coste singled to center [I.
Rodriguez to second]; KATA BATTED FOR WRIGHT; Kata singled to
left [I. Rodriguez scored, Coste to second]; MILLER REPLACED
THOMPSON (PITCHING); Bourn was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: ARIAS REPLACED KATA (PITCHING); Lugo struck out;
Pujols was hit by a pitch; Holliday doubled to right [Pujols
scored]; Arias threw a wild pitch [Holliday to third]; Ludwick
was walked intentionally; Ankiel singled to left [Holliday
scored, Ludwick to second]; DeRosa grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Ankiel out at second]; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: FRANKLIN REPLACED LARUE (PITCHING); MOLINA REPLACED
MILLER (PLAYING C ); Matsui singled to right; Tejada popped to
third; Lee forced Matsui (shortstop to second); MICHAELS RAN FOR
LEE; Blum grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   1   11
 Cardinals        4  10   2    6


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