Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 5
Regular Season Game 23
Played on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  1  1  -   5 11  2
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  3    0  0  2  -   6 14  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jay rf                        3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Greene ph,rf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pujols ph,1b                0   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Rasmus cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Holliday lf                   4   1   2   0       1   1       0   0
Berkman 1b,rf                 5   0   2   1       0   1      12   1
Freese 3b                     5   1   1   0       0   3       0   3
Molina c                      4   2   2   0       1   0       7   2
Punto ss                      4   1   1   1       0   1       1   2
Descalso 2b                   3   0   3   3       1   0       2   4
Garcia p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Batista p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hamilton ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Motte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boggs p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  11   5       4   8      25  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Punto-Descalso-Berkman.
E: Freese (2), Boggs (1).
PB: Molina (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Descalso 2 (4,off Norris,off Fulchino); Punto (1,off Norris); Freese (4,off
Norris); Holliday (7,off Lyon); Berkman (7,off Lyon).
3B: Descalso (1,off Norris).
SH: Punto (2,off Fulchino).
HBP: Greene (2,by Abad).
IBB: Descalso (1,by Norris); Pujols (1,by Fulchino).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Molina (1,2nd base off Norris/Quintero); Greene (5,3rd base off Fulchino/Quintero).
CS: Berkman (2,2nd base by Norris/Quintero).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Sanchez ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Pence rf                      5   1   3   1       0   1       1   0
Lee lf,1b                     4   1   0   0       1   0       3   1
Hall 2b                       3   1   1   1       2   1       3   0
Wallace 1b                    4   0   3   1       0   1       4   2
  Bourgeois pr,lf             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 3b                    4   0   2   2       0   2       2   0
Quintero c                    4   0   1   0       0   2       8   2
Norris p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Inglett ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abad p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fulchino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lyon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bogusevic ph                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  14   5       3   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Quintero-Hall.
E: Sanchez (6), Quintero (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Pence (4,4th inning off Garcia 0 on 0 out).
SH: Norris (2,off Garcia); Sanchez (4,off Batista); Bourn (1,off Boggs).
GDP: Hall (1,off Batista).
IBB: Lee (1,by Batista).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hall (1,2nd base by Garcia/Molina).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia                        5.1   6   4   3   2   6   1  24
Batista                       1.2   3   0   0   1   0   0   8
Miller                        0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Motte                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   2
Boggs L(0-1)                  0.1   4   2   1   0   0   0   6
Totals                        8.1  14   6   4   3   8   1  41

Miller faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
WP: Garcia 2 (3), Boggs (1).
IBB: Batista (2,Lee).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norris                        6     7   3   0   2   6   0  27
Abad                          0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Fulchino                      1.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   7
Lyon W(2-1)                   1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    11   5   2   4   8   0  43

HBP: Abad (1,Greene).
IBB: Norris (1,Descalso); Fulchino (1,Pujols).

Umpires: HP - Ed Hickox, 1B - Cory Blaser, 2B - Ed Rapuano, 3B - Alfonso Marquez
Time of Game: 3:28   Attendance: 25526


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Jay                 rf        Bourn               cf
2. Rasmus              cf        Sanchez             ss
3. Holliday            lf        Pence               rf
4. Berkman             1b        Lee                 lf
5. Freese              3b        Hall                2b
6. Molina              c         Wallace             1b
7. Punto               ss        Johnson             3b
8. Descalso            2b        Quintero            c
9. Garcia              p         Norris              p

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

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

CARDINALS 2ND: Berkman singled to right; Freese struck out while
Berkman was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Molina
walked; Punto flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee grounded out (third to first); Hall struck out
(catcher to first); Wallace singled to right; Johnson struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Descalso doubled to center; On a bunt Garcia
grounded out (catcher to second); Jay grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Descalso to third]; Rasmus struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Quintero singled to third; Norris out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Quintero to second]; Bourn struck out;
Garcia threw a wild pitch [Quintero to third]; Sanchez grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Holliday lined to right; Berkman struck out;
Freese reached on an error by Sanchez; Molina singled to right
[Freese to second]; Punto doubled to right [Freese scored
(unearned), Molina to third]; Descalso tripled to right [Molina
scored (unearned), Punto scored (unearned)]; Garcia grounded out
(first to pitcher); 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Pence homered; Lee grounded out (pitcher to first);
Hall walked; Hall was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop); Wallace struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Jay grounded out (first to pitcher); Rasmus flied
to center; Holliday singled to left; Berkman grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Johnson singled to left; Quintero struck out while
Johnson advanced to second on a wild pitch; Norris grounded out
(third to first); Bourn grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Freese doubled to right; On a bunt Molina reached
on a fielder's choice [Freese out at third (pitcher to third)];
Punto struck out while Molina stole second [Molina to third
(error by Quintero)]; Descalso was walked intentionally; Garcia
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Sanchez singled to second; Pence struck out; Lee
reached on an error by Freese [Sanchez to second]; Hall walked
[Sanchez to third, Lee to second]; Wallace singled to left
[Sanchez scored, Lee to third, Hall to second]; BATISTA REPLACED
GARCIA (PITCHING); Johnson singled to center [Lee scored
(unearned), Hall scored, Wallace to second]; Quintero flied to
right; INGLETT BATTED FOR NORRIS; Inglett grounded out (first
unassisted); 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: ABAD REPLACED INGLETT (PITCHING); GREENE BATTED
FOR JAY; Greene was hit by a pitch; Rasmus popped to shortstop;
Holliday walked [Greene to second]; Berkman popped to first;
FULCHINO REPLACED ABAD (PITCHING); Greene stole third; Freese
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: GREENE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); On a bunt Bourn
singled to third; Sanchez out on a sacrifice bunt (first
unassisted) [Bourn to second]; Pence singled to center [Bourn to
third, Pence to second (on throw to home)]; Lee was walked
intentionally; Hall grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Lee out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Molina singled to center; Punto out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Molina to second]; Descalso
doubled to left [Molina scored]; HAMILTON BATTED FOR BATISTA;
Hamilton flied to left; PUJOLS BATTED FOR GREENE; Pujols was
walked intentionally; Rasmus popped to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: PUJOLS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); BERKMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); MILLER REPLACED HAMILTON (PITCHING);
Wallace singled to center; BOURGEOIS RAN FOR WALLACE; MOTTE
REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Bourgeois was picked off first
(catcher to first); Johnson was called out on strikes; Quintero
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: LEE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); BOURGEOIS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); LYON REPLACED FULCHINO (PITCHING);
Holliday doubled to right; Berkman doubled to center [Holliday
scored]; Freese struck out; Molina grounded out (shortstop to
first); Punto grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: BOGGS REPLACED MOTTE (PITCHING); BOGUSEVIC BATTED
FOR LYON; Bogusevic singled to right; Molina allowed a passed
ball [Bogusevic to second]; Bourn reached on an error by Boggs
on a sacrifice bunt [Bogusevic to third]; Boggs threw a wild
pitch [Bogusevic scored]; Sanchez singled to right [Bourn to
second]; Pence singled to right [Bourn to third, Sanchez to
second]; Lee popped to first; Hall singled to left [Bourn scored
(unearned), Sanchez to third, Pence to second]; 2 R (1 ER), 4 H,
1 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        5  11   2   11
 Astros           6  14   2   10


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