St. Louis Cardinals 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 8
Played on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 (N) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  2
STL N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      3   1   2   0       1   0       4   0
Matsui 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
  Lyon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Feliz 3b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Lee lf                        4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Blum 1b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Manzella ss                   2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Towles c                      2   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
  Sullivan ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quintero c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Myers p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Keppinger ph,2b             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   4   1       2   4      24   7

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

BATTING - 
2B: Bourn (2,off Penny).
SH: Manzella (1,off McClellan).
SF: Feliz (1,off Penny).
GDP: Lee (2,off Penny).
Team LOB: 4.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schumaker 2b                  2   1   0   0       2   1       2   2
Ludwick rf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1      14   1
Holliday lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Rasmus cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lopez 3b                      3   0   2   0       0   1       0   2
Molina c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Ryan ss                       2   0   0   0       0   0       1   7
Penny p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Stavinoha ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McClellan p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reyes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   2   5   1       2   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Schumaker-Ryan-Pujols.
E: Rasmus (1), Molina (1).

BATTING - 
SH: Ryan (1,off Myers).
GDP: Holliday (2,off Myers).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Myers L(0-1)                  7     4   2   1   2   7   0  28
Lyon                          0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Byrdak                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     5   2   1   2   7   0  32


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Penny W(1-0)                  7     3   1   0   0   4   0  23
McClellan                     0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Reyes                         0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Franklin SV(3)                1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   1   0   2   4   0  32


Umpires: HP - Paul Emmel, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Mike Estabrook
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 35883


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Bourn               cf        Schumaker           2b
2. Matsui              2b        Ludwick             rf
3. Feliz               3b        Pujols              1b
4. Lee                 lf        Holliday            lf
5. Pence               rf        Rasmus              cf
6. Blum                1b        Lopez               3b
7. Manzella            ss        Molina              c
8. Towles              c         Ryan                ss
9. Myers               p         Penny               p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn singled to left; Bourn was picked off first
but was safe on an error by Molina [Bourn to second]; Matsui
grounded out (first unassisted) [Bourn to third]; Feliz out on a
sacrifice fly to left [Bourn scored (unearned)]; Lee grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Schumaker walked; Ludwick singled to left
[Schumaker to second]; Pujols singled to left [Schumaker scored,
Ludwick to second]; Holliday grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Ludwick to third, Pujols out at
second]; Rasmus reached on an error by Manzella [Ludwick scored
(unearned)]; Lopez singled to left [Rasmus to second]; Molina
lined to center; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Pence popped to first; Blum flied to left; Manzella
grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Ryan popped to second; Penny popped to shortstop;
Schumaker walked; Ludwick grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Towles was called out on strikes; Myers struck out;
Bourn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Pujols flied to center; Holliday was called out
on strikes; Rasmus grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Matsui grounded out (first unassisted); Feliz
singled to left; Lee grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Feliz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Lopez was called out on strikes; Molina struck
out; Ryan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Pence struck out; Blum grounded out (first
unassisted); Manzella grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Penny struck out; Schumaker grounded out (second
to first); Ludwick flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Towles grounded out (third to first); Myers was
called out on strikes; Bourn doubled to center [Bourn to third
(error by Rasmus)]; Matsui grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

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

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

CARDINALS 7TH: Lopez singled to right; Molina reached on an
error by Manzella [Lopez to second]; Ryan out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Lopez to third, Molina to second];
STAVINOHA BATTED FOR PENNY; Stavinoha struck out; Schumaker
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MCCLELLAN REPLACED STAVINOHA (PITCHING); Blum
singled to second; Manzella out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Blum to second]; SULLIVAN BATTED FOR TOWLES; Sullivan
lined to right; KEPPINGER BATTED FOR MYERS; Keppinger walked;
REYES REPLACED MCCLELLAN (PITCHING); Bourn walked [Blum to
third, Keppinger to second]; Matsui grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: LYON REPLACED MATSUI (PITCHING); QUINTERO
REPLACED SULLIVAN (PLAYING C ); KEPPINGER STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING 2B); Ludwick singled to center; Pujols lined to right;
Holliday lined to left; BYRDAK REPLACED LYON (PITCHING); Rasmus
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: FRANKLIN REPLACED REYES (PITCHING); Feliz flied to
left; Lee flied to right; Pence grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   2    4
 Cardinals        2   5   2    6


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