Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Regular Season Game 105
Played on Thursday, July 28, 2011 (N) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    1  0  0    2  1  1    0  0  0  -   5  9  2
STL N    0  2  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      3   1   2   0       2   1       0   0
Altuve 2b                     4   0   0   1       0   0       1   4
Bourgeois lf                  4   0   2   1       0   1       0   0
Pence rf                      4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Lee 1b                        4   2   2   2       0   2      12   2
Johnson 3b                    3   0   0   1       0   1       1   1
Barmes ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   6
Corporan c                    3   0   0   0       1   1       7   1
W. Rodriguez p                3   1   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Escalona p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wallace ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Melancon p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       33   5   9   5       3   7      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Altuve-Barmes-Lee.
E: Altuve (2), Pence (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Bourn (26,off Garcia); Pence 2 (26,off Garcia,off Rzepczynski); Bourgeois
(7,off Garcia).
HR: Lee (10,6th inning off Garcia 0 on 0 out).
SF: Altuve (1,off Garcia); Johnson (3,off Garcia).
GDP: Altuve 2 (2,off Garcia 2).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (39,3rd base off Garcia/Laird); Bourgeois (18,2nd base off Garcia/Laird).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Punto 2b                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Descalso 2b,3b              2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Jay cf                        4   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   1      10   0
Holliday lf                   3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Freese 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Rzepczynski p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lohse ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Laird c                       1   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Cruz c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Molina c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Theriot ss                    3   1   0   0       0   1       0   6
Patterson rf                  3   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Garcia p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Schumaker 2b                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       31   3   5   2       1   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Freese-Punto-Pujols, Freese-Descalso-Pujols.
E: Freese (6).
PB: Laird (2), Cruz (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Pujols 2 (16,off W. Rodriguez 2); Jay (12,off W. Rodriguez).
GDP: Freese (6,off W. Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pujols (6,3rd base off W. Rodriguez/Corporan).
CS: Patterson (1,3rd base by W. Rodriguez/Corporan).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
W. Rodriguez W(7-7)           7     5   3   1   1   6   0  26
Escalona                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Melancon SV(10)               1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     5   3   1   1   7   0  32


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia L(10-5)                6     8   5   4   2   3   1  27
Rzepczynski                   2     1   0   0   0   4   0   7
Dotel                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   5   4   3   7   1  38

WP: Garcia (8).

Umpires: HP - Jim Reynolds, 1B - Mike DiMuro, 2B - Cory Blaser, 3B - Andy Fletcher
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 38794


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Bourn               cf        Punto               2b
2. Altuve              2b        Jay                 cf
3. Bourgeois           lf        Pujols              1b
4. Pence               rf        Holliday            lf
5. Lee                 1b        Freese              3b
6. Johnson             3b        Laird               c
7. Barmes              ss        Theriot             ss
8. Corporan            c         Patterson           rf
9. W. Rodriguez        p         Garcia              p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn doubled; Bourn stole third; Altuve out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Bourn scored]; Bourgeois singled to
shortstop; Bourgeois stole second; Pence struck out; Laird
allowed a passed ball [Bourgeois to third]; Lee was called out
on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Punto grounded out (second to first); Jay
grounded out (shortstop to first); Pujols doubled to center;
Pujols stole third; Holliday struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Barmes
popped to catcher; Corporan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Freese grounded out (second to first); Laird
singled to center; Theriot reached on a fielder's choice [Laird
to second (error by Altuve; assist by Johnson)]; Patterson
singled to right [Laird scored (unearned), Theriot scored (error
by Pence) (unearned), Patterson to second]; Patterson was caught
stealing third (catcher to third); Garcia grounded out (first
unassisted); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: CRUZ REPLACED LAIRD (PLAYING C ); W. Rodriguez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cardinals catcher Gerald
Laird left the game due to an injured hand; On a bunt Bourn
singled to first; Altuve grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Bourn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Punto grounded out (pitcher to first); Jay
doubled to center; Pujols doubled to right [Jay scored];
Holliday walked; Freese grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Holliday out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 4TH: DESCALSO REPLACED PUNTO (PLAYING 2B); Bourgeois
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cardinals second baseman
Nick Punto left the game due to an injured side; Pence
doubled to left; Lee singled to left [Pence scored]; Garcia
threw a wild pitch [Lee to third]; Johnson out on a sacrifice
fly to left [Lee scored]; Barmes singled to center; Corporan
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Theriot
struck out; Patterson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 5TH: W. Rodriguez reached on an error by Freese; Bourn
walked [W. Rodriguez to second]; Altuve grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [W. Rodriguez to third, Bourn
out at second]; Bourgeois doubled [W. Rodriguez scored
(unearned)]; Cruz allowed a passed ball [Bourgeois to third];
Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Garcia struck out; Descalso popped to shortstop;
Jay was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Lee homered; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to
first); Barmes flied to right; Corporan walked; W. Rodriguez
lined to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Pujols struck out; Holliday lined to right;
Freese grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: DESCALSO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); RZEPCZYNSKI
REPLACED FREESE (PITCHING); SCHUMAKER REPLACED GARCIA (PLAYING
2B); Bourn struck out; Altuve lined to right; Bourgeois struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Theriot
popped to shortstop; Patterson grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Pence doubled to right; Lee struck out; MOLINA
REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING C ); Johnson struck out; Cardinals
catcher Tony Cruz left the game due to an injured hand;
Barmes grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: ESCALONA REPLACED W. RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING);
Schumaker grounded out (shortstop to first); Descalso grounded
out (shortstop to first); Jay struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 9TH: DOTEL REPLACED RZEPCZYNSKI (PITCHING); Corporan
grounded out (shortstop to first); WALLACE BATTED FOR ESCALONA;
Wallace lined to second; Bourn walked; Altuve flied to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: MELANCON REPLACED WALLACE (PITCHING); Pujols
lined to second; Holliday grounded out (first to pitcher); LOHSE
BATTED FOR DOTEL; Lohse grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   2    6
 Cardinals        3   5   1    2


Data courtesy of Retrosheet