Houston Astros 8, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 27
Played on Saturday, May 5, 2012 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    4  0  0    2  0  0    0  2  x  -   8  6  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Furcal ss                     3   1   1   0       1   0       0   3
Jay cf                        4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Holliday lf                   3   0   1   1       1   2       2   0
Beltran rf                    4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Freese 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
Molina c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Descalso 2b                   2   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
  Greene ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
M. Carpenter 1b               4   0   1   0       0   2      13   1
Garcia p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Robinson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Romero p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boggs p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       4   6      24  12

BATTING - 
GDP: Garcia (1,off Norris).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Furcal (5,3rd base off Norris/Castro); Holliday (2,2nd base off Norris/Castro).
CS: Descalso (1,2nd base by Norris/Castro).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
Bogusevic rf                  3   1   0   0       1   1       3   0
J. Martinez lf                4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lee 1b                        3   2   1   0       1   0       6   0
Lowrie ss                     3   2   1   2       1   0       2   5
Johnson 3b                    4   2   2   4       0   2       1   0
Maxwell cf                    3   1   2   1       1   0       3   0
Castro c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Norris p                      1   0   0   1       0   0       1   1
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Gonzalez ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carpenter p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abad p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   8   6   8       4   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Altuve-Lowrie-Lee, Castro-Altuve.
E: Johnson (4).
PB: Castro (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Maxwell 2 (2,off Garcia 2); Lee (4,off Romero).
HR: Johnson (3,1st inning off Garcia 3 on 2 out); Lowrie (4,8th inning off
Romero 1 on 1 out).
SF: Norris (1,off Garcia).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bogusevic (4,2nd base off Garcia/Molina).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia L(2-2)                 6     4   6   6   4   2   1  26
Romero                        1.1   2   2   2   0   1   1   6
Boggs                         0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        8     6   8   8   4   4   2  34

WP: Garcia (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norris W(2-1)                 6     3   1   0   4   4   0  24
Wright                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Lopez                         0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Carpenter                     1     2   1   0   0   1   0   5
Abad                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     6   2   0   4   6   0  36


Umpires: HP - Scott Barry, 1B - Jerry Meals, 2B - Lance Barrett, 3B - Paul Emmel
Replay: home run (8th inning, Jed Lowrie at bat, call overturned)
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 23633


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Furcal              ss        Altuve              2b
2. Jay                 cf        Bogusevic           rf
3. Holliday            lf        J. Martinez         lf
4. Beltran             rf        Lee                 1b
5. Freese              3b        Lowrie              ss
6. Molina              c         Johnson             3b
7. Descalso            2b        Maxwell             cf
8. M. Carpenter        1b        Castro              c
9. Garcia              p         Norris              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Furcal singled to center; Jay reached on an error
by Johnson [Furcal to third, Jay to second]; Holliday struck
out; Beltran singled to right [Furcal scored (unearned), Jay to
third]; Freese lined to shortstop; Molina grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve struck out; Bogusevic walked; Bogusevic stole
second; J. Martinez popped to first; Lee walked; Lowrie walked
[Bogusevic to third, Lee to second]; Johnson homered [Bogusevic
scored, Lee scored, Lowrie scored]; Maxwell doubled to
shortstop; Castro grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 2ND: Descalso singled to center; M. Carpenter struck
out; Garcia grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Descalso out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Norris grounded out (pitcher to first); Altuve
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bogusevic flied to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 3RD: Furcal lined to third; Jay lined to right;
Holliday struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
4.

ASTROS 3RD: J. Martinez grounded out (third to first); Lee
grounded out (third to first); Lowrie grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Beltran grounded out (pitcher to first); Freese
flied to center; Molina flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Johnson singled to center; Garcia threw a wild pitch
[Johnson to second]; Maxwell doubled to left [Johnson scored];
Castro grounded out (second to first) [Maxwell to third]; Norris
out on a sacrifice fly to left [Maxwell scored]; Altuve flied to
center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 5TH: Descalso walked; M. Carpenter struck out while
Descalso was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Garcia
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Bogusevic grounded out (first unassisted); J.
Martinez grounded out (first to pitcher); Lee grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 6TH: Furcal walked; Jay lined to center; Holliday
walked [Furcal to second]; Beltran popped to catcher; Furcal
stole third and Holliday stole second; Freese walked; Molina
forced Freese (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Lowrie flied to center; Johnson was called out on
strikes; Maxwell walked; Castro grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: WRIGHT REPLACED NORRIS (PITCHING); Descalso
grounded out (second to first); M. Carpenter singled to center;
ROBINSON BATTED FOR GARCIA; LOPEZ REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING);
Robinson struck out; Furcal forced M. Carpenter (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: ROMERO REPLACED ROBINSON (PITCHING); M. GONZALEZ
BATTED FOR LOPEZ; M. Gonzalez grounded out (third to first);
Altuve flied to center; Bogusevic struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: CARPENTER REPLACED M. GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Jay
singled to left; Castro allowed a passed ball [Jay to second];
Holliday singled to center [Jay scored (unearned)]; Beltran
struck out; Freese lined to center; Molina forced Holliday
(shortstop to second); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: J. Martinez lined to second; Lee doubled; Lowrie
homered [Lee scored]; Jed Lowrie's fly to LF hit the railing
above the yellow stripe at the top of the wall and caromed back
almost to the infield; Lowrie stopped at 2B; when the Astros
asked about the call, acting crew chief Jerry Meals watched the
replay and overturned the call to a home run; BOGGS REPLACED
ROMERO (PITCHING); Johnson struck out; Maxwell grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 8.

CARDINALS 9TH: ABAD REPLACED CARPENTER (PITCHING); GREENE BATTED
FOR DESCALSO; Greene flied to right; M. Carpenter grounded out
(first unassisted); CRUZ BATTED FOR BOGGS; Cruz grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   6   0    7
 Astros           8   6   1    2


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