Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Regular Season Game 152
Played on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  1    0  1  x  -   3  6  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schumaker 2b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       0   5
Rasmus cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
Holliday lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Ludwick rf                    3   0   2   0       1   1       1   0
DeRosa 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Molina c                      4   0   2   0       0   1       9   0
Lugo ss                       4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Smoltz p                      1   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
  Ankiel ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hawksworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Reyes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   7   0       3   8      24  11

BATTING - 
GDP: Smoltz (1,off Norris); DeRosa (5,off Norris).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      3   1   0   0       1   2       4   0
Tejada ss                     4   1   2   1       0   1       1   6
Berkman 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       7   1
Lee lf                        3   0   2   2       0   0       2   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blum 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Pence rf                      3   0   0   0       1   3       0   0
Matsui 2b                     2   1   1   0       0   0       4   2
Towles c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
  Keppinger ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quintero c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Norris p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Fulchino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   3   6   3       3   9      27  12

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

BATTING - 
2B: Matsui (20,off Smoltz); Tejada (44,off Smoltz).
SH: Matsui (15,off Hawksworth).
SF: Lee (8,off Smoltz).
IBB: Berkman (13,by Franklin).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smoltz L(1-2)                 6     5   2   2   0   5   0  23
Hawksworth                    1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Reyes                         0     0   1   1   1   0   0   1
Franklin                      1     1   0   0   1   3   0   5
Totals                        8     6   3   3   3   9   0  33

Reyes faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
WP: Franklin (1).
IBB: Franklin (3,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norris W(6-3)                 6     6   0   0   2   3   0  24
Fulchino                      1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Hawkins                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Valverde SV(24)               1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9     7   0   0   3   8   0  35


Umpires: HP - Mark Wegner, 1B - Rick Reed, 2B - Jeff Kellogg, 3B - Tim Timmons
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 38732


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. Ludwick             rf        Blum                3b
6. DeRosa              3b        Pence               rf
7. Molina              c         Matsui              2b
8. Lugo                ss        Towles              c
9. Smoltz              p         Norris              p

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

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

CARDINALS 2ND: DeRosa struck out; Molina singled to center; Lugo
flied to center; Smoltz walked [Molina to second]; Schumaker
forced Smoltz (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

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

CARDINALS 3RD: Rasmus struck out; Pujols singled to right;
Holliday flied to center; Ludwick singled to third [Pujols to
second]; DeRosa grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Matsui doubled to left; Towles grounded out (pitcher
to first); On a bunt Norris singled to pitcher [Matsui to
third]; Bourn struck out; Tejada singled to right [Matsui
scored, Norris to second]; Berkman grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Molina singled to right; Lugo flied to left; On a
bunt Smoltz grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
second) [Molina out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee singled to center; Blum forced Lee (first to
shortstop); Pence struck out; Matsui lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Schumaker grounded out (second to first); Rasmus
flied to center; Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

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

CARDINALS 6TH: Holliday grounded out (shortstop to first);
Ludwick singled to shortstop; DeRosa grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Ludwick out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

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

CARDINALS 7TH: FULCHINO REPLACED NORRIS (PITCHING); Molina
struck out; Lugo struck out (catcher to first); ANKIEL BATTED
FOR SMOLTZ; Ankiel struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: HAWKSWORTH REPLACED ANKIEL (PITCHING); Pence walked;
Matsui out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Pence to
second]; KEPPINGER BATTED FOR TOWLES; Keppinger grounded out
(second to first) [Pence to third]; ERSTAD BATTED FOR FULCHINO;
Erstad struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: QUINTERO REPLACED KEPPINGER (PLAYING C ); HAWKINS
REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Schumaker popped to third; Rasmus
singled to pitcher; Pujols lined to left; Holliday forced Rasmus
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: REYES REPLACED HAWKSWORTH (PITCHING); Bourn walked;
FRANKLIN REPLACED REYES (PITCHING); Tejada struck out; Franklin
threw a wild pitch [Bourn to second]; Berkman was walked
intentionally; Lee singled to center [Bourn scored, Berkman to
second]; Blum struck out; Pence struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); MICHAELS
REPLACED HAWKINS (PLAYING LF); Ludwick walked; DeRosa was called
out on strikes; Molina grounded out (third to first) [Ludwick to
second]; Lugo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        0   7   0    8
 Astros           3   6   0    6


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