St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 56
Played on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    3  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  3
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   3 12  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Furcal ss                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Descalso 2b                   4   1   1   1       0   3       1   3
  Motte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Beltran rf                    4   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Craig lf                      4   2   2   2       0   1       1   0
Freese 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   3       1   2
Molina c                      4   0   1   0       0   0      12   0
Adams 1b                      3   0   0   0       0   3       7   0
Chambers cf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Wainwright p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Marte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sanchez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rzepczynski p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boggs p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Greene 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       33   4   7   4       0  15      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Furcal-Greene-Adams.
E: Furcal (6), Beltran (1), Adams (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Beltran (6,off Norris); Freese (9,off Norris).
HR: Descalso (3,1st inning off Norris 0 on 1 out); Craig (7,3rd inning off
Norris 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Freese (1,Home by Norris/Castro).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     5   0   2   1       0   0       0   4
Lowrie ss                     3   0   0   0       2   2       0   3
F. Martinez rf                5   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
J. Martinez lf                4   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Schafer pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 3b                    5   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
Wallace 1b                    4   1   2   1       0   0       9   0
Maxwell cf                    5   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Castro c                      4   1   3   0       0   0      16   1
Norris p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Bogusevic ph                1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  F. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  M. Gonzalez ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Happ pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lyon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   3  12   3       3  11      27  11

BATTING - 
3B: Johnson (2,off Wainwright).
HBP: Wallace (2,by Motte).
GDP: Johnson (8,off Motte).
Team LOB: 13.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wainwright W(5-6)             5.2   7   3   3   1   8   0  27
Marte                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Sanchez                       0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Rzepczynski                   0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Boggs                         1     2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Motte SV(10)                  1.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   6
Totals                        9    12   3   3   3  11   0  43

BK: Wainwright (1).
HBP: Motte (1,Wallace).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norris L(5-3)                 6     7   4   4   0  12   2  24
Cedeno                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
F. Rodriguez                  1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Lyon                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   4   4   0  15   2  33


Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Chris Conroy, 2B - Mark Carlson, 3B - Brian O'Nora
Time of Game: 3:21   Attendance: 18517


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Furcal              ss        Altuve              2b
2. Descalso            2b        Lowrie              ss
3. Beltran             rf        F. Martinez         rf
4. Craig               lf        J. Martinez         lf
5. Freese              3b        Johnson             3b
6. Molina              c         Wallace             1b
7. Adams               1b        Maxwell             cf
8. Chambers            cf        Castro              c
9. Wainwright          p         Norris              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Furcal struck out; Descalso homered; Beltran
doubled to right; Craig singled to right [Beltran scored];
Freese doubled to left [Craig scored]; Molina singled to center
[Freese to third]; Adams struck out; Freese was picked off and
caught stealing home (catcher to third to catcher); 3 R, 5 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve grounded out (shortstop to first); Lowrie was
called out on strikes; F. Martinez grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Chambers struck out; Wainwright grounded out
(second to first); Furcal singled to center; Descalso was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: J. Martinez reached on an error by Furcal; Johnson
flied to left; Wallace lined to right; Maxwell was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Beltran was called out on strikes; Craig homered;
Freese was called out on strikes; Molina grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Castro flied to right; Norris was called out on
strikes; Altuve reached on an error by Beltran [Altuve to
second]; Wainwright balked [Altuve to third]; Lowrie walked; F.
Martinez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros
0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Adams struck out; Chambers flied to left;
Wainwright struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: J. Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Johnson was called out on strikes; Wallace flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 5TH: Maxwell grounded out (third to first); Castro
singled to center; Norris singled to right [Castro to second];
Altuve singled to center [Castro to third, Norris to second];
Lowrie was called out on strikes; F. Martinez struck out; 0 R, 3
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Craig was called out on strikes; Freese was
called out on strikes; Molina grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: J. Martinez grounded out (third to first); Johnson
tripled to center; Wallace singled to left [Johnson scored];
Maxwell was called out on strikes; Castro singled to center
[Wallace to second]; BOGUSEVIC BATTED FOR NORRIS; Bogusevic
singled to center [Wallace scored, Castro to third]; MARTE
REPLACED WAINWRIGHT (PITCHING); Altuve singled to right [Castro
scored, Bogusevic to second]; Lowrie popped to second; 3 R, 5 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: CEDENO REPLACED BOGUSEVIC (PITCHING); Adams
struck out; Chambers grounded out (second to first); ROBINSON
BATTED FOR MARTE; F. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING);
Robinson popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: SANCHEZ REPLACED ROBINSON (PITCHING); F. Martinez
grounded out (second to first); J. Martinez walked; Johnson
struck out; RZEPCZYNSKI REPLACED SANCHEZ (PITCHING); Wallace
singled to second [J. Martinez to second]; BOGGS REPLACED
RZEPCZYNSKI (PITCHING); Maxwell forced J. Martinez (third
unassisted) [Wallace to second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: Furcal grounded out (shortstop to first);
Descalso struck out; Beltran grounded out (pitcher to shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Castro singled to shortstop; M. GONZALEZ BATTED FOR
F. RODRIGUEZ; On a bunt M. Gonzalez singled to first [Castro out
at home (second to catcher) (error by Adams), M. Gonzalez to
second]; HAPP RAN FOR M. GONZALEZ; Altuve flied to right; MOTTE
REPLACED DESCALSO (PITCHING); GREENE REPLACED BOGGS (PLAYING
2B); WRIGHT RAN FOR HAPP; Lowrie walked; F. Martinez struck out;
0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: LYON REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Craig grounded
out (third to first); Freese struck out; Molina flied to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: J. Martinez singled to center; SCHAFER RAN FOR J.
MARTINEZ; Johnson grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Schafer out at second]; Wallace was hit by a
pitch; Maxwell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4   7   3    2
 Astros           3  12   0   13


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