Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Friday, May 4, 2012 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    1  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  9  2
HOU N    2  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  8  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Furcal ss                     5   1   2   0       0   0       2   6
Jay cf                        5   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Holliday lf                   5   1   2   1       0   2       0   0
Craig 1b                      3   0   0   1       0   1      10   0
Freese 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Molina c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
M. Carpenter rf               3   1   0   0       1   1       3   0
Schumaker 2b                  2   0   1   0       2   0       2   1
Lohse p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Descalso ph                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Salas p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beltran ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rzepczynski p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   9   2       3   6      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Craig (1), M. Carpenter (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Freese (4,off Harrell).
3B: Holliday (1,off Harrell).
SH: Lohse (3,off Harrell).
SF: Craig (1,off Harrell).
GDP: Jay (3,off Myers).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schafer cf                    4   2   0   0       1   1       4   0
Altuve 2b                     5   2   2   3       0   0       1   3
J. Martinez lf                3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Lee 1b                        4   0   2   1       0   0      11   0
Lowrie ss                     4   0   2   1       0   0       1   5
Bogusevic rf                  3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Johnson 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Snyder c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Harrell p                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  F. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Downs ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Myers p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   8   5       4   3      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Altuve-Lowrie-Lee.
E: Johnson (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Lowrie (4,off Salas).
HR: Altuve (2,2nd inning off Lohse 2 on 1 out).
SH: Harrell (1,off Lohse); Wright (1,off Salas).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Schafer 2 (11,3rd base off Lohse/Molina,2nd base off Rzepczynski/Molina);
Altuve (5,2nd base off Lohse/Molina).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lohse L(4-1)                  5     7   5   3   1   3   1  25
Salas                         1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Marte                         0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Rzepczynski                   1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     8   5   3   4   3   1  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Harrell W(2-2)                5.1   7   4   3   2   3   0  26
Wright                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Lopez                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
F. Rodriguez                  1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Myers SV(7)                   1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   4   3   3   6   0  39

Wright faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
BK: Harrell (2).

Umpires: HP - Paul Emmel, 1B - Scott Barry, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Lance Barrett
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 27201


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Furcal              ss        Schafer             cf
2. Jay                 cf        Altuve              2b
3. Holliday            lf        J. Martinez         lf
4. Craig               1b        Lee                 1b
5. Freese              3b        Lowrie              ss
6. Molina              c         Bogusevic           rf
7. M. Carpenter        rf        Johnson             3b
8. Schumaker           2b        Snyder              c
9. Lohse               p         Harrell             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Furcal singled to left; Jay grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Furcal to second]; Holliday grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Furcal to third]; Craig reached on an
error by Johnson [Furcal scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Freese
grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Schafer reached on an error by M. Carpenter; Altuve
singled to left [Schafer to second]; J. Martinez popped to
first; Schafer stole third and Altuve stole second; Lee singled
to right [Schafer scored (unearned), Altuve to third]; Lowrie
singled to right [Altuve scored, Lee to second]; Bogusevic
forced Lowrie (second to shortstop) [Lee to third]; Johnson
popped to shortstop; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Molina flied to right; M. Carpenter walked;
Schumaker singled to center [M. Carpenter to second]; Lohse out
on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [M. Carpenter to third,
Schumaker to second]; Harrell balked [M. Carpenter scored,
Schumaker to third]; Furcal grounded out (pitcher to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Snyder grounded out (third to first); Harrell
singled to right; Schafer reached on an error by Craig [Harrell
to second]; Altuve homered [Harrell scored (unearned), Schafer
scored]; J. Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first); Lee
flied to center; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 5.

CARDINALS 3RD: Jay singled to first; Holliday tripled to center
[Jay scored]; Craig out on a sacrifice fly to center [Holliday
scored]; Freese doubled to right; Molina grounded out (third to
first); M. Carpenter grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 3RD: Lowrie flied to center; Bogusevic struck out;
Johnson grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 4TH: Schumaker flied to center; Lohse struck out;
Furcal grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Snyder singled to left; Harrell out on a sacrifice
bunt (first unassisted) [Snyder to second]; Schafer struck out;
Altuve flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 5.

CARDINALS 5TH: Jay was called out on strikes; Holliday singled
to right; Craig lined to center; Freese grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: J. Martinez walked; Lee singled to left [J. Martinez
to second]; On a bunt Lowrie made an out to catcher; Bogusevic
flied to right [J. Martinez to third]; Johnson struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: Molina singled to left; M. Carpenter struck out;
Schumaker walked [Molina to second]; DESCALSO BATTED FOR LOHSE;
WRIGHT REPLACED HARRELL (PITCHING); ROBINSON BATTED FOR
DESCALSO; Robinson popped to third; Furcal grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros
5.

ASTROS 6TH: SALAS REPLACED ROBINSON (PITCHING); Snyder walked;
Wright out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Snyder to
second]; Schafer grounded out (shortstop to first); Altuve
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: Jay singled to center; LOPEZ REPLACED WRIGHT
(PITCHING); Holliday struck out; Craig struck out; Freese
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: J. Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first); Lee
flied to center; Lowrie doubled to left; MARTE REPLACED SALAS
(PITCHING); Bogusevic walked; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: F. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED LOPEZ (PITCHING); Molina
popped to third; M. Carpenter flied to center; Schumaker walked;
BELTRAN BATTED FOR MARTE; Beltran flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: RZEPCZYNSKI REPLACED BELTRAN (PITCHING); Snyder
grounded out (shortstop to first); DOWNS BATTED FOR F.
RODRIGUEZ; Downs popped to second; Schafer walked; Schafer stole
second; Altuve flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
4, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 9TH: MYERS REPLACED DOWNS (PITCHING); Furcal singled
to center; Jay grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Furcal out at second]; Holliday struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4   9   2    8
 Astros           5   8   1    9


Data courtesy of Retrosheet