St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 104
Played on Saturday, August 1, 2009 (N) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  2
STL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    1  1  x  -   3  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Fulchino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kata ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matsui 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Tejada ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Lee lf                        4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Blum 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Coste 1b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Quintero c                    3   0   3   0       0   0       8   0
W. Rodriguez p                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels cf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       33   1   8   1       0   5      24   7

FIELDING - 
E: Tejada (13), Pence (3).
PB: Quintero (4).

BATTING - 
HR: Lee (18,4th inning off Carpenter 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Michaels (2,off Carpenter).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bourn (10,2nd base by Carpenter/Molina).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       3   0   1   1       0   1       8   3
DeRosa 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Pujols 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      11   2
Holliday lf                   4   2   3   2       0   1       0   0
Ludwick rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Molina c                      4   0   3   0       0   1       5   1
Schumaker 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Rasmus cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Carpenter p                   3   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       33   3   9   3       0   8      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Carpenter-Lugo-Pujols.
E: Rasmus (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Molina (13,off W. Rodriguez); Carpenter (1,off Fulchino).
HR: Holliday 2 (3,2nd inning off W. Rodriguez 0 on 0 out,8th inning off Valverde
0 on 1 out).
SF: Lugo (1,off Fulchino).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Molina (6,2nd base off Fulchino/Quintero).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
W. Rodriguez                  4     3   1   1   0   4   1  16
Fulchino L(4-4)               3     4   1   0   0   3   0  13
Valverde                      1     2   1   1   0   1   1   5
Totals                        8     9   3   2   0   8   2  34


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Carpenter W(10-3)             9     8   1   1   0   5   1  33


Umpires: HP - Jerry Meals, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Paul Emmel, 3B - Gary Darling
Ejections: Michael Bourn by Paul Emmel [Call at 2B (Threw helmet)]
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 45074


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (second to first); Matsui struck
out; Tejada singled to right; Lee forced Tejada (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Blum grounded out (first unassisted); Pence struck
out; Coste grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Holliday homered; Ludwick struck out; Molina
doubled to center; Schumaker flied to left; Rasmus flied to
left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Quintero singled to center [Quintero to second
(error by Rasmus)]; W. Rodriguez batted right handed; On a bunt
W. Rodriguez singled to shortstop [Quintero to third]; Bourn
reached on a fielder's choice [Quintero out at home (first to
catcher to third to first to shortstop), W. Rodriguez to
second]; Matsui flied to center; Tejada grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Carpenter struck out; Lugo grounded out (second
to first); DeRosa grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee homered; Blum grounded out (first unassisted);
Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); Coste grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Pujols reached on an error by Tejada; Holliday
singled to left [Pujols to second]; Ludwick forced Pujols
(shortstop to third) [Holliday to second]; Molina struck out;
Schumaker forced Ludwick (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Quintero singled to right; W. Rodriguez batted right
handed; On a bunt W. Rodriguez forced Quintero (first to
shortstop); Bourn forced W. Rodriguez (shortstop unassisted);
Bourn was caught stealing second (pitcher to shortstop); to
the ground; he was ejected by 2B umpire Paul Emmel Astros
pitcher Wandy Rodriguez left the game due to an injured leg;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: FULCHINO REPLACED BOURN (PITCHING); MICHAELS
REPLACED W. RODRIGUEZ (PLAYING CF); Rasmus flied to left;
Carpenter struck out; Lugo singled to shortstop; DeRosa singled
to right [Lugo to third (error by Pence)]; Pujols grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: On a bunt Matsui grounded out (third to first);
Tejada popped to shortstop; Lee singled to left; Blum singled to
right [Lee to third]; Pence was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Holliday struck out; Ludwick grounded out
(shortstop to first); Molina singled to center; Molina stole
second; Schumaker grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Coste struck out; Quintero singled to left; Michaels
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Quintero out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Rasmus grounded out (first unassisted); Carpenter
doubled to left; Quintero allowed a passed ball [Carpenter to
third]; Lugo out on a sacrifice fly to center [Carpenter scored
(unearned)]; DeRosa struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: KATA BATTED FOR FULCHINO; Kata struck out; Matsui
grounded out (second to first); Tejada grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: VALVERDE REPLACED KATA (PITCHING); Pujols flied
to center; Holliday homered; Ludwick popped to second; Molina
singled to right; Schumaker struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Lee flied to center; Blum popped to third; Pence
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   8   2    5
 Cardinals        3   9   1    7


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