Houston Astros 2, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Regular Season Game 105
Played on Sunday, August 2, 2009 (D) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  8  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Matsui 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Pence rf                      4   0   2   0       0   2       4   0
Lee lf                        4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Tejada ss                     3   0   2   1       0   1       2   2
Blum 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   2      10   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   1   1   0       0   1       6   1
Keppinger 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Norris p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coste 1b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       0   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. I. Rodriguez-Matsui.

BATTING - 
2B: Matsui (10,off Wainwright); Bourn (21,off Wainwright).
SH: Norris (1,off Wainwright).
HBP: Tejada (10,by Motte).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pence (10,2nd base off Wainwright/Molina).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schumaker 2b                  3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  K. Greene ph,3b             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Rasmus cf                     1   0   0   0       2   0       5   0
  Ludwick ph,rf               1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Pujols 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   1      10   0
Holliday lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ankiel rf,cf                  3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
DeRosa 3b,2b                  3   0   0   0       1   1       1   1
Molina c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Lugo ss                       3   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Wainwright p                  2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Thurston ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Motte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hawksworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   3   0       5   6      27   8

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Ludwick (1,2nd base by Valverde/I. Rodriguez).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norris W(1-0)                 7     2   0   0   4   5   0  27
Wright                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Sampson                       0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Valverde SV(12)               1.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     3   0   0   5   6   0  34


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wainwright L(12-7)            7     8   2   2   0   5   0  29
Motte                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Hawksworth                    1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   0   7   0  36

HBP: Motte (2,Tejada).

Umpires: HP - Bill Hohn, 1B - Paul Emmel, 2B - Gary Darling, 3B - Jerry Meals
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 45227


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Bourn               cf        Schumaker           2b
2. Matsui              2b        Rasmus              cf
3. Pence               rf        Pujols              1b
4. Lee                 lf        Holliday            lf
5. Tejada              ss        Ankiel              rf
6. Blum                1b        DeRosa              3b
7. I. Rodriguez        c         Molina              c
8. Keppinger           3b        Lugo                ss
9. Norris              p         Wainwright          p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (third to first); Matsui grounded
out (shortstop to first); Pence struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Schumaker struck out; Rasmus walked; Pujols flied
to right; Holliday grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee flied to center; Tejada struck out; Blum flied
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Ankiel grounded out (first unassisted); DeRosa
struck out; Molina grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: I. Rodriguez struck out; Keppinger grounded out
(second to first); Norris singled to pitcher; Bourn forced
Norris (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Lugo grounded out (second to first); Wainwright
grounded out (second to first); Schumaker grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Matsui doubled to center; Pence singled to center
[Matsui to third]; Lee struck out; Pence stole second; Tejada
singled to shortstop [Matsui scored, Pence to third]; Blum
popped to third; I. Rodriguez popped to first; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Rasmus grounded out (first unassisted); Pujols
walked; Holliday popped to shortstop; Ankiel grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Keppinger flied to center; Norris grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bourn grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: DeRosa popped to first; Molina flied to right; On
a bunt Lugo grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Matsui grounded out (shortstop to first); Pence
singled to third; Lee popped to second; Tejada singled to right
[Pence to third]; Blum struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Wainwright singled to center; Schumaker flied to
right; Rasmus walked [Wainwright to second]; Pujols popped to
third; Holliday struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: I. Rodriguez singled to pitcher; Keppinger flied to
center; Norris out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [I.
Rodriguez to second]; Bourn doubled to left [I. Rodriguez
scored]; Matsui lined to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Ankiel popped to shortstop; DeRosa walked; Molina
singled to left [DeRosa to third]; Lugo struck out; THURSTON
BATTED FOR WAINWRIGHT; Thurston struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: MOTTE REPLACED THURSTON (PITCHING); Pence struck
out; Lee flied to center; Tejada was hit by a pitch; Blum struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: WRIGHT REPLACED NORRIS (PITCHING); K. GREENE
BATTED FOR SCHUMAKER; K. Greene flied to right; LUDWICK BATTED
FOR RASMUS; SAMPSON REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Ludwick singled
to left; VALVERDE REPLACED BLUM (PITCHING); COSTE REPLACED
SAMPSON (PLAYING 1B); Pujols struck out while Ludwick was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 9TH: K. GREENE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); LUDWICK
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); ANKIEL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
CF); DEROSA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); HAWKSWORTH REPLACED
MOTTE (PITCHING); I. Rodriguez flied to right; Keppinger
grounded out (first unassisted); Coste grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: Holliday grounded out (shortstop to first);
Ankiel walked; DeRosa flied to center; Molina grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   0    7
 Cardinals        0   3   0    7


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