St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 154
Played on Monday, September 24, 2012 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  3  0    1  0  0    2  0  0  -   6  9  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  3
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jay cf                        4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Beltran rf                    5   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Holliday lf                   5   0   1   2       0   3       2   0
  Rosenthal p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Craig 1b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Molina c                      3   1   2   1       1   0      10   0
Freese 3b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Carpenter 3b             3   1   2   0       1   1       0   0
Descalso 2b                   4   1   2   1       0   0       1   2
Kozma ss                      3   2   2   2       1   0       2   4
Lynn p                        2   1   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Schumaker ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Freeman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6   9   6       3  10      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Kozma-Descalso-Craig, Kozma-Craig.

BATTING - 
3B: Descalso (6,off F. Rodriguez).
HR: Kozma (2,2nd inning off F. Rodriguez 1 on 2 out); Molina (21,4th inning
off F. Rodriguez 0 on 1 out).
SH: Lynn (9,off Valdez); Jay (9,off Valdez).
GDP: Kozma (3,off F. Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lowrie ss                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Moore rf,2b                   4   0   2   1       0   0       2   3
Wallace 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   1       9   0
Maxwell cf,rf,lf              4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
F. Martinez lf                2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Downs ph,rf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Laird 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
Castro c                      4   1   0   0       0   3      10   0
M. Gonzalez 2b                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Bogusevic cf                3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Abad p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  F. Rodriguez p              2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Valdez p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paredes ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fick p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   6   1       2  11      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lowrie-Moore-Wallace.
E: Wallace (7), Laird (1), Bogusevic (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Lowrie (18,off Lynn).
HBP: F. Martinez (4,by Lynn).
GDP: Maxwell (6,off Lynn); Bogusevic (6,off Rosenthal).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lynn W(17-7)                  7     5   1   1   2   9   0  29
Freeman                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Rosenthal                     1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   1   1   2  11   0  35

WP: Lynn (3).
HBP: Lynn (8,F. Martinez).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Abad L(0-6)                   1.2   0   1   1   1   2   0   6
F. Rodriguez                  4.1   7   3   3   0   5   2  19
Valdez                        1     1   2   1   2   2   0   8
Fick                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Cruz                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   6   5   3  10   2  40


Umpires: HP - Chris Conroy, 1B - Mark Carlson, 2B - Angel Hernandez, 3B - Ed Hickox
Time of Game: 3:03   Attendance: 12584


Starting Lineups:

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Jay was called out on strikes; Beltran grounded
out (second to first); Holliday struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: M. CARPENTER REPLACED FREESE (PLAYING 3B); Lowrie
doubled to center; Moore lined to center; Wallace walked;
Maxwell struck out; F. Martinez was hit by a pitch [Lowrie to
third, Wallace to second]; Laird struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Craig flied to center; Molina grounded out
(second to first); M. Carpenter walked; F. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED
ABAD (PITCHING); Descalso tripled to right [M. Carpenter
scored]; Kozma homered [Descalso scored]; Lynn was called out on
strikes; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Castro struck out but advanced to first on a wild
pitch; M. Gonzalez singled to left [Castro to second]; F.
Rodriguez struck out; Lowrie grounded out (first unassisted)
[Castro to third, M. Gonzalez to second]; Moore singled to right
[Castro scored, M. Gonzalez to third]; Wallace flied to left; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Jay lined to left; Beltran struck out; Holliday
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Maxwell struck out; F. Martinez grounded out (first
to pitcher); Laird grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: MOORE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); MAXWELL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BOGUSEVIC REPLACED M. GONZALEZ
(PLAYING CF); Craig grounded out (second to first); Molina
homered; M. Carpenter singled to right; Descalso singled to
second [M. Carpenter to second]; Kozma grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Descalso out at second]; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Castro lined to center; Bogusevic struck out; F.
Rodriguez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Lynn struck out; Jay flied to left; Beltran
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Lowrie lined to shortstop; Moore singled to left;
Wallace walked [Moore to second]; Maxwell grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Wallace out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Holliday was called out on strikes; Craig
grounded out (shortstop to first); Molina singled to right; M.
Carpenter singled to center [Molina to second]; Descalso flied
to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: F. Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first); Laird
struck out; Castro was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: VALDEZ REPLACED F. RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Kozma
walked; Lynn reached on an error by Wallace (assist by Moore) on
a sacrifice bunt [Kozma to second]; Jay reached on a fielder's
choice on a sacrifice bunt [Kozma to third, Lynn to second];
Beltran struck out; Holliday singled to center [Kozma scored,
Lynn scored (unearned), Jay to third (error by Bogusevic),
Holliday to second (on throw to home)]; Craig popped to second;
Molina walked; M. Carpenter struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 3
LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Bogusevic struck out; PAREDES BATTED FOR VALDEZ;
Paredes flied to center; Lowrie singled to left; Moore flied to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: FICK REPLACED PAREDES (PITCHING); Descalso flied
to center; Kozma singled to third [Kozma to second (error by
Laird)]; SCHUMAKER BATTED FOR LYNN; Schumaker grounded out
(pitcher to first); Jay grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: FREEMAN REPLACED SCHUMAKER (PITCHING); Wallace
struck out; Maxwell flied to center; DOWNS BATTED FOR F.
MARTINEZ; Downs flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
6, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: MAXWELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); DOWNS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); CRUZ REPLACED FICK (PITCHING);
Beltran flied to center; Holliday grounded out (shortstop to
first); Craig was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: ROSENTHAL REPLACED HOLLIDAY (PITCHING); ROBINSON
REPLACED FREEMAN (PLAYING LF); Laird singled to left; Castro
struck out; Bogusevic grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Laird out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
6, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        6   9   0    7
 Astros           1   6   3    7


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