St. Louis Cardinals 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 (N) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  6  0
STL N    0  0  4    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   5 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Sanchez 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Lee lf                        4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Wallace 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       9   2
Johnson 3b                    2   0   1   1       1   0       1   4
Barmes ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Quintero c                    3   0   2   0       0   0       6   1
Norris p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Escalona p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Del Rosario p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogusevic ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdez p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   1   6   1       1   4      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sanchez-Barmes-Wallace.

BATTING - 
2B: Lee (7,off Lohse).
GDP: Bogusevic (1,off Lohse).
Team LOB: 4.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Theriot ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       2   5
Jay cf                        4   1   2   2       0   1       3   1
Pujols 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   0      10   0
Holliday lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hamilton lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Greene 2b,rf                1   1   0   0       0   0       3   0
Berkman rf                    1   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Kozma ph,2b                 1   0   1   1       1   0       0   3
Craig 2b,lf                   3   0   0   1       1   2       2   4
Molina c                      4   1   3   0       0   1       4   0
Descalso 3b                   3   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
Lohse p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rasmus ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sanchez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5  10   5       4   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Jay-Theriot-Pujols, Kozma-Theriot-Pujols.

BATTING - 
2B: Descalso (7,off Norris); Kozma (1,off Norris).
SH: Lohse (4,off Norris).
HBP: Greene (4,by Norris).
GDP: Descalso (1,off Escalona).
IBB: Berkman (5,by Norris).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Greene (6,2nd base off Norris/Quintero); Jay (1,2nd base off Del Rosario/Quintero).
CS: Descalso (1,Home by Norris/Quintero).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norris L(2-3)                 5     7   5   5   3   4   0  24
Escalona                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Del Rosario                   1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Valdez                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        8    10   5   5   4   6   0  36

HBP: Norris (1,Greene).
IBB: Norris (2,Berkman).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lohse W(5-2)                  8     6   1   1   1   3   0  29
Sanchez                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   1   1   1   4   0  32


Umpires: HP - Greg Gibson, 1B - Todd Tichenor, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Wally Bell
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 35298


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Bourn               cf        Theriot             ss
2. Sanchez             2b        Jay                 cf
3. Pence               rf        Pujols              1b
4. Lee                 lf        Holliday            lf
5. Wallace             1b        Berkman             rf
6. Johnson             3b        Craig               2b
7. Barmes              ss        Molina              c
8. Quintero            c         Descalso            3b
9. Norris              p         Lohse               p

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Theriot singled to right; Theriot was picked off
first (pitcher to first); Jay grounded out (first unassisted);
Pujols flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee popped to second; Wallace grounded out (second
to first); Johnson walked; Barmes grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Holliday grounded out (third to first); Berkman
grounded out (first to pitcher); Craig struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: HAMILTON REPLACED HOLLIDAY (PLAYING LF); Quintero
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cardinals left fielder
Matt Holliday left the game due to an injured leg; Norris
struck out; Bourn singled to center; Sanchez grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Molina singled to right; Descalso walked [Molina
to second]; On a bunt Lohse made an out to third; Theriot
singled to right [Molina to third, Descalso to second]; Jay
singled to center [Molina scored, Descalso scored, Theriot to
second]; Pujols singled to left [Theriot scored, Jay to second];
Hamilton grounded out (second to first) [Jay to third, Pujols to
second]; Berkman was walked intentionally; Craig walked [Jay
scored, Pujols to third, Berkman to second]; Molina struck out;
4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 4TH: GREENE REPLACED HAMILTON (PLAYING 2B); CRAIG CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Pence flied to center; Lee lined to
shortstop; Wallace struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Descalso doubled to left; Lohse out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Descalso to third]; Descalso
was picked off and caught stealing home (catcher to third to
catcher to shortstop); Theriot grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Johnson flied to right; Barmes struck out; Quintero
singled to center; Norris forced Quintero (shortstop to second);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Jay struck out; Pujols grounded out (shortstop to
first); Greene was hit by a pitch; KOZMA BATTED FOR BERKMAN;
Greene stole second; Cardinals right fielder Lance Berkman
left the game due to an injured wrist; Kozma doubled to left
[Greene scored]; Craig struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 6TH: GREENE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); KOZMA STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Bourn flied to right; Sanchez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Pence lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: ESCALONA REPLACED NORRIS (PITCHING); Molina
singled to third; Descalso grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Molina out at second]; Lohse struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Lee doubled to right; Wallace grounded out (second
to first) [Lee to third]; Johnson singled to center [Lee
scored]; Barmes flied into a double play to center [Johnson out
at first (center to shortstop to first)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: DEL ROSARIO REPLACED ESCALONA (PITCHING); Theriot
grounded out (shortstop to first); Jay singled to center; Pujols
flied to center; Jay stole second; Greene grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Quintero singled to center; BOGUSEVIC BATTED FOR DEL
ROSARIO; Bogusevic grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Quintero out at second]; Bourn singled to
center; Sanchez flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: VALDEZ REPLACED BOGUSEVIC (PITCHING); Kozma
walked; Craig forced Kozma (shortstop to second); Molina singled
to right [Craig to second]; Descalso was called out on strikes;
RASMUS BATTED FOR LOHSE; Rasmus grounded out (first to pitcher);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: SANCHEZ REPLACED RASMUS (PITCHING); Pence struck
out; Lee flied to left; Wallace grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   0    4
 Cardinals        5  10   0    7


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