St. Louis Cardinals 11, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 151
Played on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  3    3  1  0    1  2  1  -  11 15  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  8  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schumaker 2b,lf               5   1   1   1       0   1       0   3
Rasmus cf                     4   3   3   1       1   0       2   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   2   1       1   1      11   0
  LaRue c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Holliday lf                   3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wellemeyer p                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ankiel rf                     5   2   2   0       0   2       1   0
DeRosa 3b                     5   2   2   2       0   0       0   4
Molina c,1b                   5   1   2   2       0   0       6   0
Lugo ss                       4   1   0   1       1   0       1   5
Pineiro p                     2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Thurston ph,2b              1   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       39  11  15   9       4   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Schumaker-Lugo-Pujols, Lugo-Thurston-Molina.

BATTING - 
2B: Molina (23,off Valverde).
3B: Ankiel (2,off Valverde).
HR: Rasmus (16,7th inning off Byrdak 0 on 1 out); Molina (6,8th inning off
Paronto 1 on 0 out).
SH: Pineiro (9,off Bazardo).
GDP: Ankiel (5,off Wright).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Tejada ss                     4   1   3   1       0   0       2   4
Berkman 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1      13   2
Lee lf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Blum 3b                       2   0   1   1       1   0       0   3
Pence rf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Keppinger 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Towles c                      4   0   0   0       0   2       4   1
Bazardo p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paronto p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   8   2       2   6      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Keppinger-Tejada-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Tejada 2 (43,off Pineiro,off Miller); Blum (14,off Pineiro).
SF: Blum (6,off Pineiro).
GDP: Pence (24,off Pineiro); Keppinger (10,off Wellemeyer).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pineiro W(15-11)              7     5   1   1   2   4   0  27
Miller                        0.1   2   1   1   0   1   0   3
Wellemeyer                    1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2   6   0  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bazardo L(0-2)                3.2   6   6   6   2   2   0  18
Wright                        1.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Brocail                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Byrdak                        1     1   1   1   1   1   1   5
Paronto                       1     4   2   2   0   0   1   7
Valverde                      1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    15  11  11   4   4   2  44


Umpires: HP - Tim Timmons, 1B - Mark Wegner, 2B - Rick Reed, 3B - Jeff Kellogg
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 32644


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (first unassisted); Tejada
singled to right; Berkman flied to left; Lee lined to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Holliday grounded out (pitcher to first); Ankiel
struck out; DeRosa popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

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

CARDINALS 3RD: Molina lined to center; Lugo walked; Pineiro out
on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Lugo to second];
Schumaker singled to center [Lugo scored]; Rasmus walked
[Schumaker to second]; Pujols singled to center [Schumaker
scored, Rasmus to third]; Rasmus advanced to home and Pujols was
out trying to advance to second (catcher to second to shortstop)
[Pujols out at second (catcher to second to shortstop)]; 3 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Towles was called out on strikes; Bazardo was called
out on strikes; Bourn grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Holliday singled to left; Ankiel singled to right
[Holliday to third]; DeRosa singled to right [Holliday scored,
Ankiel to second]; Molina grounded out (third to first) [Ankiel
to third, DeRosa to second]; Lugo grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Ankiel scored]; Pineiro singled to center [DeRosa
scored]; WRIGHT REPLACED BAZARDO (PITCHING); Schumaker struck
out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Tejada doubled to left; Berkman walked; Lee singled
to center [Tejada to third, Berkman to second]; Blum out on a
sacrifice fly to left [Tejada scored]; Pence struck out;
Keppinger grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 6, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Rasmus singled to shortstop; Pujols singled to
left [Rasmus to second]; Holliday walked [Rasmus to third,
Pujols to second]; Ankiel grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Rasmus scored (no RBI), Pujols to third,
Holliday out at second]; DeRosa grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Towles flied to center; ERSTAD BATTED FOR WRIGHT;
Erstad struck out; Bourn singled to center; Tejada grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: BROCAIL REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Molina
grounded out (third to first); Lugo grounded out (second to
first); Pineiro flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Lee flied
to center; Blum doubled to center; Pence grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: BYRDAK REPLACED BROCAIL (PITCHING); Schumaker
grounded out (first to pitcher); Rasmus homered; Pujols walked;
Holliday popped to first; Ankiel struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Keppinger grounded out (third to first); Towles
grounded out (third to first); JOHNSON BATTED FOR BYRDAK;
Johnson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 8, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: PARONTO REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); DeRosa
singled to left; Molina homered [DeRosa scored]; Lugo grounded
out (first unassisted); THURSTON BATTED FOR PINEIRO; Thurston
singled to center; Schumaker flied to left; Rasmus singled to
left [Thurston to third]; Pujols grounded out (second to first);
2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 10, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: SCHUMAKER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); LARUE
REPLACED PUJOLS (PLAYING C ); MILLER REPLACED HOLLIDAY
(PITCHING); MOLINA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); THURSTON
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Bourn singled to right; Tejada
doubled to right [Bourn scored]; Berkman struck out; WELLEMEYER
REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Lee grounded out (second to first)
[Tejada to third]; Blum lined to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 10, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED PARONTO (PITCHING); Wellemeyer
grounded out (first unassisted); Ankiel tripled to center;
DeRosa grounded out (shortstop to first) [Ankiel scored]; Molina
doubled; Lugo flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
11, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Pence singled to shortstop; Keppinger grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Pence out at
second]; Towles struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 11,
Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals       11  15   0    6
 Astros           2   8   0    6


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