St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 148
Played on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 (N) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  7  1
STL N    0  1  0    0  2  0    1  0  x  -   4  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Moore rf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Wallace 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Maxwell cf                    3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Lowrie ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
J. Martinez lf                4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Castro c                      4   0   0   0       0   2      10   2
Dominguez 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Abad p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  F. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paredes ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdez p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   7   1       2   7      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Castro-Altuve, Castro-Dominguez, Dominguez-Altuve-Wallace.
E: J. Martinez (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Moore (8,off Lohse); Dominguez (2,off Lohse).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Maxwell (4,2nd base by Lohse/Molina).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jay cf                        3   0   2   2       0   1       4   0
Beltran rf                    4   0   1   0       0   3       2   0
  Boggs p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rzepczynski p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Motte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Holliday lf                   3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Craig 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       7   1
Molina c                      3   1   2   0       1   0       6   2
Freese 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Descalso 2b                   3   1   1   1       1   0       0   3
Kozma ss                      3   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Lohse p                       2   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Schumaker ph                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson ph,rf              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       30   4   9   4       3  10      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Molina (28,off Abad); Lohse (1,off Abad); Jay (16,off Abad).
3B: Kozma (2,off Abad).
HBP: Jay (14,by Abad).
GDP: Freese (19,off F. Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Jay 2 (6,2nd base by Abad/Castro,3rd base by Abad/Castro).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Abad L(0-5)                   5     6   3   3   0   6   0  20
F. Rodriguez                  1.1   1   1   1   2   2   0   6
Cedeno                        0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Valdez                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        8     9   4   4   3  10   0  34

WP: Cedeno (3).
HBP: Abad (3,Jay).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lohse W(15-3)                 7     4   0   0   2   5   0  26
Boggs                         0.2   3   1   1   0   1   0   5
Rzepczynski                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Motte SV(36)                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   1   1   2   7   0  35


Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Mike Estabrook, 2B - Larry Vanover, 3B - Dan Bellino
Time of Game: 3:11   Attendance: 35422


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Altuve              2b        Jay                 cf
2. Moore               rf        Beltran             rf
3. Wallace             1b        Holliday            lf
4. Maxwell             cf        Craig               1b
5. Lowrie              ss        Molina              c
6. J. Martinez         lf        Freese              3b
7. Castro              c         Descalso            2b
8. Dominguez           3b        Kozma               ss
9. Abad                p         Lohse               p

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve grounded out (third to first); Moore doubled;
Wallace popped to third; Maxwell was called out on strikes; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Jay was hit by a pitch; Beltran struck out;
Holliday struck out while Jay was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lowrie flied to center; J. Martinez struck out;
Castro was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Craig grounded out (third to first); Molina
doubled to left [Molina to third (error by J. Martinez)]; Freese
popped to second; Descalso singled to right [Molina scored];
Kozma flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Dominguez doubled to right; Abad grounded out (third
to first); Altuve grounded out (third to first); Moore walked;
Wallace flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Lohse struck out; Jay was called out on strikes;
Beltran singled to left; Holliday was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Maxwell walked; Maxwell was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Lowrie grounded out (first to pitcher);
J. Martinez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Craig popped to shortstop; Molina flied to right;
Freese flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals
1.

ASTROS 5TH: Castro struck out (catcher to first); Dominguez
popped to third; Abad struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Descalso lined to shortstop; Kozma tripled to
right; Lohse doubled to left [Kozma scored]; Jay doubled to left
[Lohse scored]; Beltran struck out while Jay was caught stealing
third (catcher to third); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Altuve lined to right; Moore flied to left; Wallace
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: F. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED ABAD (PITCHING); Holliday
walked; Craig struck out; Molina singled to second [Holliday to
third]; Freese grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Molina out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Maxwell flied to right; Lowrie singled to right; J.
Martinez singled to right [Lowrie to second]; Castro forced J.
Martinez (second to shortstop) [Lowrie to third, Castro to
first]; Dominguez flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Descalso walked; Kozma struck out; SCHUMAKER
BATTED FOR LOHSE; CEDENO REPLACED F. RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING);
ROBINSON BATTED FOR SCHUMAKER; Robinson grounded out (third to
first) [Descalso to second]; Jay singled to right [Descalso
scored]; Cedeno threw a wild pitch [Jay to second]; Beltran
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 8TH: BOGGS REPLACED BELTRAN (PITCHING); ROBINSON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); PAREDES BATTED FOR CEDENO; Paredes singled
to right; Altuve singled to right [Paredes to second]; Moore
flied to center [Paredes to third]; Wallace singled to left
[Paredes scored, Altuve to second]; Maxwell struck out;
RZEPCZYNSKI REPLACED BOGGS (PITCHING); Lowrie flied to right; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: VALDEZ REPLACED PAREDES (PITCHING); Holliday
grounded out (shortstop to first); Craig struck out; Molina
walked; Freese singled to shortstop [Molina to second]; Descalso
forced Freese (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MOTTE REPLACED RZEPCZYNSKI (PITCHING); J. Martinez
struck out; Castro flied to center; Dominguez grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   7   1    7
 Cardinals        4   9   0    6


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