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9
11
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5
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3
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@TBR
5
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12
3
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Friday, April 17, 2009, 1:21PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 40,250, Time of Game: 2:39
Cardinals
7
8-4
 Lost 1 
1st
at Cubs
8
6-4
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Aaron Heilman (2-0)
L: Chris Perez (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  4   0  1  1   1  0  0    7 10  1
Cubs            2  1  0   0  2  0   1  2  X    8 12  0

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Skip Schumaker 2B-LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .278 .341 .333 .675 16 11 -0.032 1.10 0.048 -0.081 -0.2 1 1
Colby Rasmus CF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .242 .375 .273 .648 17 9 0.096 1.56 0.177 -0.081 0.3 3 0
Albert Pujols 1B 2 1 0 1 1 1 5 .326 .455 .674 1.129 17 8 0.137 1.94 0.199 -0.063 0.5 5 1 HBP,SF
Ryan Ludwick RF 5 2 3 4 0 2 5 .405 .450 .865 1.315 19 15 0.326 2.06 0.510 -0.184 3.8 1 0 2·HR
Chris Duncan LF 3 0 1 1 0 2 4 .385 .457 .718 1.174 17 10 -0.033 0.74 0.012 -0.045 -0.5 1 0 SF
   Brendan Ryan SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .294 .333 .627 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Khalil Greene PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .277 .318 .595 5 5 -0.286 6.08 0.000 -0.286 -0.9 GDP
Yadier Molina C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .316 .413 .474 .887 12 9 -0.042 0.62 0.013 -0.055 -0.5 12 1
Joe Thurston 3B-2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .357 .419 .500 .919 12 9 -0.091 0.83 0.000 -0.091 -1.0 0 1
Brian Barden SS-3B 3 2 2 1 1 1 4 .450 .476 .950 1.426 16 8 0.216 0.90 0.234 -0.018 1.6 0 1 HR,2B
P.J. Walters P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 5 -0.065 1.34 0.000 -0.065 -0.7 0 1
   Trever Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   David Freese PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .158 .227 .263 .490 1 1 -0.026 0.99 0.000 -0.026 -0.2
   Mitchell Boggs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Rick Ankiel PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .212 .316 .273 .589 5 3 0.026 0.50 0.026 0.000 0.2 2B
   Chris Perez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 34 7 10 7 4 9 41 .294 .366 .618 .984 142 93 0.226 1.36 1.219 -0.995 2.2 24 7
2B: B Barden (1, off C Zambrano); R Ankiel (2, off A Heilman).
HR: R Ludwick 2 (5, 2 off C Zambrano, 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF; 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF-CF); B Barden (3, off C Zambrano, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: A Pujols (1, off C Zambrano); C Duncan (1, off C Zambrano).
HBP: A Pujols (1, by C Marmol).
TB: R Ludwick 9; B Barden 6; R Ankiel 2; Y Molina; C Duncan; S Schumaker; C Rasmus.
GIDP: K Greene (2).
RBI: R Ludwick 4 (13); B Barden (4); C Duncan (11); A Pujols (14).
2-out RBI: R Ludwick 3.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Barden-S Schumaker-A Pujols.
E: A Pujols (3).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alfonso Soriano LF 5 1 1 2 0 3 5 .295 .380 .682 1.062 19 14 0.430 1.36 0.529 -0.099 0.5 2 0 HR
Kosuke Fukudome CF-RF 3 2 1 1 1 2 5 .371 .477 .771 1.249 23 13 0.084 1.11 0.128 -0.043 0.3 3 0 2B,SF
Derrek Lee 1B 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 .225 .298 .350 .648 22 16 -0.034 1.11 0.070 -0.104 -0.4 8 1
Micah Hoffpauir RF 4 0 2 1 0 2 4 .333 .333 .500 .833 16 11 0.073 1.69 0.174 -0.102 1.2 2 0 2B
   Reed Johnson CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .500 .385 .885 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Aramis Ramirez 3B 4 1 3 3 0 1 4 .364 .400 .606 1.006 16 9 0.275 1.47 0.316 -0.041 2.4 0 2 2B
Geovany Soto C 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .118 .211 .118 .328 17 10 0.063 1.56 0.179 -0.117 -0.4 9 0 GDP
Mike Fontenot 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .229 .372 .371 .744 17 11 -0.130 1.58 0.025 -0.155 -0.5 1 3
Ryan Theriot SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .371 .452 .457 .910 21 14 -0.100 1.56 0.037 -0.136 -0.1 0 3
Carlos Zambrano P 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .000 .125 .000 .125 15 7 -0.005 1.07 0.046 -0.051 0.5 2 0
   Aaron Heilman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Aaron Miles PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .091 .167 .091 .258 5 1 0.070 1.89 0.070 0.000 0.3
   Carlos Marmol P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 8 12 8 4 13 39 .353 .410 .529 .940 171 106 0.726 1.42 1.574 -0.848 3.7 27 9
2B: M Hoffpauir (2, off P Walters); A Ramirez (2, off T Miller); K Fukudome (5, off M Boggs).
HR: A Soriano (5, off C Perez, 8th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF-CF).
SF: K Fukudome (1, off P Walters).
TB: A Soriano 4; A Ramirez 4; M Hoffpauir 3; K Fukudome 2; D Lee 2; G Soto; R Theriot; M Fontenot.
GIDP: G Soto (3).
RBI: A Ramirez 3 (9); A Soriano 2 (9); G Soto (1); K Fukudome (9); M Hoffpauir (3).
2-out RBI: A Ramirez 2; G Soto.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Theriot-M Fontenot-D Lee.

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
P.J. Walters 4 6 3 3 2 7 0 6.75 19 98 59 27 14 18 5 5 4 0 43 -0.063 1.13 -0.9
Trever Miller 1 3 2 2 0 2 0 5.40 6 18 12 7 4 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 -0.205 1.29 -1.5
Mitchell Boggs, H (1) 2 2 1 1 1 3 0 4.50 9 33 21 10 6 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0.057 1.86 0.1
Chris Perez, BS (1), L (0-1) 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 6.00 5 22 14 8 1 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 -0.515 1.83 -1.5
Team Totals 8 12 8 8 4 13 1 9.00 39 171 106 52 25 29 9 13 8 0 43 0 0 -0.726 1.42 -3.7

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Carlos Zambrano 7 9 7 7 3 7 3 5.21 33 109 73 51 8 14 10 14 3 0 35 -0.451 1.02 -3.3
Aaron Heilman, W (2-0) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.35 4 19 12 8 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.056 0.88 0.5
Carlos Marmol, S (2) 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 4 14 8 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.169 4.73 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 7 7 4 9 3 7.00 41 142 93 62 13 18 12 16 4 0 35 0 0 -0.226 1.36 -2.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: C Marmol (1; A Pujols).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Sam Holbrook, 1B - Dan Iassogna, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Larry Vanover.
Time of Game: 2:39.
Attendance: 40,250.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 55° F, Wind 7mph in from Rightfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 6-7 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  RR CHC A. Soriano C. Perez 53% 85% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Miles Scores
t9 7-8 1 12- 5,(0-2)  OO STL K. Greene C. Marmol 29% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
t3 1-3 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR STL R. Ludwick C. Zambrano -29% 43% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Schumaker Scores; Rasmus Scores
t9 7-8 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL A. Pujols C. Marmol -16% 55% Hit By Pitch; Rasmus to 2B
t9 7-8 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Ludwick C. Marmol 16% 71% Strikeout Swinging

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL S. Schumaker C. Zambrano 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL C. Rasmus C. Zambrano 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL A. Pujols C. Zambrano 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' P.J. Walters facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC A. Soriano P. Walters -2% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC K. Fukudome P. Walters 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  CHC D. Lee P. Walters 3% 59% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Fukudome to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  R CHC M. Hoffpauir P. Walters 13% 72% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Fukudome Scores; Lee to 3B
b1 1-0 1 -23 5,(2-2)  R CHC A. Ramirez P. Walters 6% 78% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Lee Scores; Hoffpauir to 3B
b1 2-0 1 1-3 6,(2-2)  OO CHC G. Soto P. Walters -8% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O STL R. Ludwick C. Zambrano 2% 72% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL C. Duncan C. Zambrano 2% 73% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL Y. Molina C. Zambrano -1% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t2 0-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL J. Thurston C. Zambrano 2% 74% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' P.J. Walters facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC M. Fontenot P. Walters 2% 77% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b2 2-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  CHC R. Theriot P. Walters 4% 81% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Fontenot to 2B
b2 2-0 0 12- 4,(3-0)  CHC C. Zambrano P. Walters 5% 85% Walk; Fontenot to 3B; Theriot to 2B
b2 2-0 0 123 3,(0-2)  O CHC A. Soriano P. Walters -4% 81% Strikeout Swinging
b2 2-0 1 123 6,(3-2)  RO CHC K. Fukudome P. Walters 0% 81% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF); Fontenot Scores
b2 3-0 2 12- 10,(3-2)  O CHC D. Lee P. Walters -2% 79% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  STL B. Barden C. Zambrano -4% 75% Walk
t3 0-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL P. Walters C. Zambrano 3% 79% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t3 0-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL S. Schumaker C. Zambrano -4% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Barden to 2B
t3 0-3 1 12- 4,(2-1)  STL C. Rasmus C. Zambrano -6% 69% Single to 1B (Ground Ball); Barden to 3B; Schumaker to 2B
t3 0-3 1 123 2,(0-1)  RO STL A. Pujols C. Zambrano 3% 72% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF Line); Barden Scores
t3 1-3 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR STL R. Ludwick C. Zambrano -29% 43% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Schumaker Scores; Rasmus Scores
t3 4-3 2 --- 4,(2-1)  STL C. Duncan C. Zambrano -1% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t3 4-3 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O STL Y. Molina C. Zambrano 2% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Cardinals' P.J. Walters facing 4-5-6
b3 3-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC M. Hoffpauir P. Walters 4% 48% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b3 3-4 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CHC A. Ramirez P. Walters -4% 44% Strikeout Swinging
b3 3-4 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC G. Soto P. Walters -3% 41% Strikeout Swinging
b3 3-4 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O CHC M. Fontenot P. Walters -3% 38% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 7-8-9
t4 4-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL J. Thurston C. Zambrano 2% 40% Bunt Popfly: P (Weak SS-2B)
t4 4-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  STL B. Barden C. Zambrano -4% 36% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t4 4-3 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O STL P. Walters C. Zambrano 3% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B; Barden to 3B
t4 4-3 2 --3 6,(3-2)  STL S. Schumaker C. Zambrano -1% 38% Walk
t4 4-3 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O STL C. Rasmus C. Zambrano 5% 43% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Cardinals' P.J. Walters facing 8-9-1
b4 3-4 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O CHC R. Theriot P. Walters -3% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b4 3-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC C. Zambrano P. Walters -2% 38% Strikeout Swinging
b4 3-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC A. Soriano P. Walters -1% 36% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 3-4-5
t5 4-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  STL A. Pujols C. Zambrano -4% 33% Walk
t5 4-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  STL R. Ludwick C. Zambrano -9% 24% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Pujols to 3B
t5 4-3 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO STL C. Duncan C. Zambrano 2% 25% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF Line); Pujols Scores
t5 5-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL Y. Molina C. Zambrano 2% 28% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t5 5-3 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL J. Thurston C. Zambrano 2% 29% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-5, Cardinals' Trever Miller facing 2-3-4
Trever Miller replaces P.J. Walters pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome T. Miller -3% 26% Strikeout Swinging
b5 3-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC D. Lee T. Miller 4% 30% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b5 3-5 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O CHC M. Hoffpauir T. Miller -4% 26% Strikeout Swinging
b5 3-5 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  R CHC A. Ramirez T. Miller 14% 39% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Lee Scores
b5 4-5 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R CHC G. Soto T. Miller 14% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Ramirez Scores
b5 5-5 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Fontenot T. Miller -3% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Cubs 5.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 5-5, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 8-9-1
t6 5-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R STL B. Barden C. Zambrano -16% 34% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
David Freese pinch hits for Trever Miller (P) batting 9th
t6 6-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL D. Freese C. Zambrano 3% 37% Popfly: 1B (Deep 2B-1B)
t6 6-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL S. Schumaker C. Zambrano 2% 39% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
t6 6-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL C. Rasmus C. Zambrano 1% 40% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 5-6, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 8-9-1
Mitchell Boggs replaces David Freese (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC R. Theriot M. Boggs -4% 36% Groundout: P-1B
b6 5-6 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC C. Zambrano M. Boggs -3% 33% Strikeout Swinging
b6 5-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Soriano M. Boggs -2% 31% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Cubs 5.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-5, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 3-4-5
t7 6-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL A. Pujols C. Zambrano 3% 34% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 6-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  R STL R. Ludwick C. Zambrano -13% 21% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t7 7-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL C. Duncan C. Zambrano 1% 22% Strikeout Swinging
t7 7-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL Y. Molina C. Zambrano 1% 23% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 5-7, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 2-3-4
Joe Thurston moves from 3B to 2B
Brian Barden moves from SS to 3B
Brendan Ryan replaces Chris Duncan (LF) playing SS batting 5th
Skip Schumaker moves from 2B to LF
b7 5-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC K. Fukudome M. Boggs 10% 33% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b7 5-7 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHC D. Lee M. Boggs -7% 25% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
b7 5-7 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O CHC M. Hoffpauir M. Boggs -6% 19% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b7 5-7 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R CHC A. Ramirez M. Boggs 12% 31% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Fukudome Scores
b7 6-7 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  CHC G. Soto M. Boggs 4% 35% Walk; Ramirez to 2B
b7 6-7 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHC M. Fontenot M. Boggs -9% 26% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 7, Cubs 6.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-6, Cubs' Aaron Heilman facing 7-8-9
Aaron Heilman replaces Carlos Zambrano pitching and batting 9th
t8 7-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL J. Thurston A. Heilman 2% 28% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t8 7-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL B. Barden A. Heilman 2% 30% Strikeout Swinging
Rick Ankiel pinch hits for Mitchell Boggs (P) batting 9th
t8 7-6 2 --- 5,(2-2)  STL R. Ankiel A. Heilman -3% 28% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t8 7-6 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O STL S. Schumaker A. Heilman 4% 32% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 6-7, Cardinals' Chris Perez facing 8-9-1
Chris Perez replaces Rick Ankiel (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC R. Theriot C. Perez 0% 32% E3 on Foul Ball
b8 6-7 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC R. Theriot C. Perez -6% 25% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
Aaron Miles pinch hits for Aaron Heilman (P) batting 9th
b8 6-7 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC A. Miles C. Perez 7% 32% Walk
b8 6-7 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  RR CHC A. Soriano C. Perez 53% 85% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Miles Scores
b8 8-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome C. Perez -1% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b8 8-7 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC D. Lee C. Perez -1% 83% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Cubs 8.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 7-8, Cubs' Carlos Marmol facing 2-3-4
Carlos Marmol replaces Aaron Miles (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Reed Johnson replaces Micah Hoffpauir (RF) playing CF batting 4th
Kosuke Fukudome moves from CF to RF
t9 7-8 0 --- 4,(3-0)  STL C. Rasmus C. Marmol -12% 72% Walk
t9 7-8 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL A. Pujols C. Marmol -16% 55% Hit By Pitch; Rasmus to 2B
t9 7-8 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Ludwick C. Marmol 16% 71% Strikeout Swinging
Khalil Greene pinch hits for Brendan Ryan (SS) batting 5th
t9 7-8 1 12- 5,(0-2)  OO STL K. Greene C. Marmol 29% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Cubs 8.

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