Houston Astros 2, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Regular Season Game 156
Played on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  5  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jay cf                        4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
M. Carpenter 3b               4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Holliday lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Craig 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Molina c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Chambers rf                   2   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Descalso 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       3   5
Kozma ss                      3   0   0   0       0   3       1   3
C. Carpenter p                2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Rzepczynski p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Beltran ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   3   0       0   7      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kozma-Descalso-Craig.
E: Kozma (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Jay (19,off Norris).
HBP: Chambers (1,by Norris).
GDP: Holliday (16,off Lopez).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   4
Moore rf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
  Bogusevic rf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lowrie ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Maxwell cf,lf                 3   1   0   0       0   0       3   0
Wallace 1b                    3   0   1   1       0   0       7   1
Castro c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
F. Martinez lf                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Barnes ph,cf                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Laird 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Norris p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   5   2       0   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lowrie-Altuve-Wallace.
E: Wallace (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Moore (11,off C. Carpenter).
HR: Altuve (6,4th inning off C. Carpenter 0 on 0 out).
SH: Norris (7,off C. Carpenter).
HBP: F. Martinez (5,by C. Carpenter).
GDP: Laird (1,off C. Carpenter).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Maxwell (9,2nd base off C. Carpenter/Molina).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
C. Carpenter L(0-1)           6     4   2   2   0   3   1  23
Rzepczynski                   1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Miller                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     5   2   2   0   4   1  30

HBP: C. Carpenter (2,F. Martinez).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norris W(6-13)                7.1   2   0   0   0   7   0  26
Lopez SV(8)                   1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     3   0   0   0   7   0  31

HBP: Norris (8,Chambers).

Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Ed Hickox, 2B - Chris Conroy, 3B - Mark Carlson
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 18712


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Jay                 cf        Altuve              2b
2. M. Carpenter        3b        Moore               rf
3. Holliday            lf        Lowrie              ss
4. Craig               1b        Maxwell             cf
5. Molina              c         Wallace             1b
6. Chambers            rf        Castro              c
7. Descalso            2b        F. Martinez         lf
8. Kozma               ss        Laird               3b
9. C. Carpenter        p         Norris              p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve grounded out (shortstop to first); Moore
struck out; Lowrie flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Craig grounded out (third to first); Molina
grounded out (third to first); Chambers flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Maxwell popped to shortstop; Wallace flied to left;
Castro was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Descalso lined to right; Kozma struck out; C.
Carpenter struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 3RD: F. Martinez was hit by a pitch; Laird grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [F. Martinez out at
second]; Norris flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Jay doubled to center; M. Carpenter flied to
right; Holliday grounded out (pitcher to first) [Jay to third];
Craig flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 4TH: Altuve homered; Moore doubled to center; Lowrie
flied to right [Moore to third]; Maxwell reached on a fielder's
choice [Moore out at home (shortstop to catcher)]; Maxwell stole
second; Wallace singled to right [Maxwell scored, Wallace to
second (on throw to home)]; Castro grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Molina flied to right; Chambers grounded out
(first to pitcher); Descalso struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: F. Martinez singled to center; Laird lined to right;
Norris out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [F. Martinez to
second]; Altuve reached on an error by Kozma [F. Martinez to
third]; Moore flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Kozma struck out; C. Carpenter singled to second;
Jay flied to right; M. Carpenter grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Lowrie struck out; Maxwell flied to right; Wallace
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Holliday flied to center; Craig flied to center;
Molina flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: RZEPCZYNSKI REPLACED C. CARPENTER (PITCHING); Castro
grounded out (second to first); BARNES BATTED FOR F. MARTINEZ;
Barnes singled to center; Laird forced Barnes (pitcher to
second); Norris grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: MAXWELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BARNES
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Chambers was hit by a pitch;
Descalso reached on an error by Wallace [Chambers to second];
Kozma was called out on strikes; BELTRAN BATTED FOR RZEPCZYNSKI;
LOPEZ REPLACED NORRIS (PITCHING); Beltran forced Descalso
(second to shortstop) [Chambers to third]; Jay forced Beltran
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MILLER REPLACED BELTRAN (PITCHING); Altuve grounded
out (second to first); Moore struck out; Lowrie flied to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: BOGUSEVIC REPLACED MOORE (PLAYING RF); M.
Carpenter singled to left; Holliday grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [M. Carpenter out at second];
Craig grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        0   3   1    4
 Astros           2   5   1    4


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