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Standings
SEA
@BOS
3
11
MIN
@CHW
2
11
CLE
@DET
4
8
KCR
@NYY
11
12
LAA
@OAK
5
3
TBR
@TEX
5
4
BAL
@TOR
9
5
PHI
@ATL
6
2
MIL
@COL
2
7
CIN
@FLA
7
8
STL
@HOU
8
4
CHC
@LAD
3
7
ARI
@PIT
4
3
NYM
@SDP
1
2
 
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SFG
@WSN
6
0
Saturday, June 7, 2008, 6:05PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 39,811, Time of Game: 3:09
Cardinals
8
37-27
 Won 1 
2nd, 2½ GB
at Astros
4
32-31
 Lost 1 
4th, 7 GB
L: Shawn Chacon (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  7  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    8 11  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  1  2   1  0  0    4 15  0

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Skip Schumaker CF 5 1 3 2 0 1 .306 .800 15 9 0.213 0.58 0.219 -0.006 2.6 3 0 3B,2B
Brian Barton LF 3 1 1 1 1 1 .242 .686 19 11 0.046 0.55 0.066 -0.019 0.6 2 0 2B,SH
   Chris Perez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ryan Franklin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Albert Pujols 1B 3 1 0 0 2 0 .352 1.105 16 5 -0.046 0.54 0.005 -0.051 -0.7 10 0 2·IW
Ryan Ludwick RF-LF 4 2 2 3 1 0 .310 1.028 12 6 0.077 0.52 0.120 -0.044 2.0 1 0 HR,2B,GDP
Troy Glaus 3B 4 1 2 1 1 0 .265 .819 18 7 0.116 0.27 0.118 -0.002 1.7 2 2 HR,2B
Yadier Molina C 4 0 1 1 0 0 .296 .742 23 17 -0.023 0.32 0.011 -0.034 -0.7 7 0 CS,SF
Adam Kennedy 2B 4 1 0 0 1 1 .248 .589 20 12 0.002 0.31 0.023 -0.021 -1.3 1 4
Adam Wainwright P 3 1 2 0 0 1 .225 .563 8 5 0.031 0.42 0.034 -0.003 0.2 0 0
   Kyle McClellan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Randy Flores P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Joe Mather PH-RF 0 0 0 0 1 0 .241 .732 6 2 0.009 0.25 0.009 0.000 0.4 0 0
Cesar Izturis SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .638 9 5 -0.055 0.60 0.000 -0.055 -1.3 1 5
Team Totals 34 8 11 8 7 4 .324 1.105 146 79 0.370 0.45 0.605 -0.235 3.6 27 12
2B: S Schumaker (13, off S Chacon); R Ludwick (16, off C Sampson); T Glaus (16, off S Chacon); B Barton (5, off S Chacon).
3B: S Schumaker (3, off S Chacon).
HR: R Ludwick (14, off S Chacon; 2nd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF-CF); T Glaus (7, off S Chacon; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF).
SF: Y Molina (2, off C Sampson).
SH: B Barton (4, off S Chacon).
IBB: A Pujols 2 (16, 2 by S Chacon).
TB: R Ludwick 6; T Glaus 6; S Schumaker 6; B Barton 2; A Wainwright 2; Y Molina.
GIDP: R Ludwick (2).
RBI: R Ludwick 3 (46); S Schumaker 2 (22); B Barton (7); Y Molina (24); T Glaus (38).
2-out RBI: R Ludwick 3; S Schumaker 2; B Barton.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Izturis-A Kennedy-A Pujols; A Kennedy-C Izturis-A Pujols.
Baserunning
CS: Y Molina (1, 2nd base by S Chacon/B Ausmus).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hunter Pence RF 5 1 3 2 0 1 .300 .822 15 11 -0.018 1.13 0.099 -0.117 1.2 4 0 HR,GDP
Kazuo Matsui 2B 5 0 2 0 0 1 .279 .705 19 14 -0.072 0.97 0.033 -0.105 -0.4 2 2 2B
Miguel Tejada SS 5 1 2 1 0 0 .304 .808 12 7 0.015 0.64 0.068 -0.053 0.6 1 4 HR
Lance Berkman 1B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .374 1.179 15 10 -0.032 0.67 0.038 -0.070 -0.6 8 0 2B,GDP
Darin Erstad LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 .289 .748 18 9 -0.072 0.67 0.008 -0.080 -1.1 5 0
Ty Wigginton 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .283 .821 10 9 -0.004 0.30 0.017 -0.021 0.0 0 3
   Chris Sampson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .211 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Carlos Lee PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .760 1 1 -0.014 0.51 0.000 -0.014 -0.5
Michael Bourn CF 4 0 3 1 0 1 .224 .592 17 11 0.089 0.51 0.094 -0.005 1.3 1 0 2B
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 3 0 0 0 .221 .527 16 9 0.117 0.82 0.122 -0.005 0.9 4 1
Shawn Chacon P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .130 .330 3 3 -0.007 0.23 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 1 0
   Reggie Abercrombie PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 3 3 -0.006 0.22 0.000 -0.006 -0.2
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Geoff Blum PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .663 4 2 -0.049 2.07 0.000 -0.049 -0.8
   Oscar Villarreal P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Tim Byrdak P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Mark Loretta 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .736 5 3 -0.079 3.24 0.000 -0.079 -0.6 0 0
Team Totals 40 4 15 4 2 7 .375 1.005 138 92 -0.132 0.79 0.479 -0.611 -0.5 27 11
2B: K Matsui (10, off R Franklin); L Berkman (23, off A Wainwright); M Bourn (4, off C Perez).
HR: H Pence (8, off A Wainwright; 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); M Tejada (7, off K McClellan; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: H Pence 6; M Tejada 5; M Bourn 4; K Matsui 3; B Ausmus 3; L Berkman 2; T Wigginton.
GIDP: L Berkman (4); H Pence (6).
RBI: H Pence 2 (35); M Bourn (11); M Tejada (39).
2-out RBI: H Pence.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 5 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Ausmus-M Tejada; T Wigginton-K Matsui-L Berkman.

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
Adam Wainwright, W (6-3) 5 7 2 2 1 4 1 3.14 22 69 45 24 9 12 7 10 3 0 48 0.071 0.45 0.9
Kyle McClellan 1 5 2 2 0 2 1 2.51 8 27 20 17 2 1 3 3 0 0 1 1 -0.062 1.23 -1.9
Randy Flores, H (11) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.57 3 3 3 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.054 0.71 0.5
Chris Perez, H (3) 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.86 4 23 15 8 2 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.050 2.20 0.5
Ryan Franklin 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.54 5 16 9 6 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.018 0.52 0.5
Team Totals 9 15 4 4 2 7 2 4.00 42 138 92 58 13 21 15 18 3 0 48 1 1 0.131 0.79 0.4
A Wainwright faced 1 batter in the 6th inning.
K McClellan faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.

Houston Astros

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
Shawn Chacon, L (2-2) 5 10 7 7 3 2 2 4.96 26 88 47 33 5 9 10 11 1 0 18 -0.386 0.59 -4.5
Wesley Wright 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.29 3 12 7 2 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.005 0.06 0.5
Oscar Villarreal 0.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.85 4 15 6 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.26 -0.0
Tim Byrdak 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.52 5 18 9 6 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0.014 0.35 0.6
Chris Sampson 1.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 5.56 5 13 10 7 0 3 1 4 0 0 2 0 -0.002 0.18 -0.1
Team Totals 9 11 8 8 7 4 2 8.00 43 146 79 51 11 17 15 17 1 0 18 4 0 -0.369 0.45 -3.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: S Chacon 2 (5; A Pujols, A Pujols).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chris Guccione, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Bill Welke.
Time of Game: 3:09.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Skip Schumaker CF 1 Hunter Pence RF
2 Brian Barton LF 2 Kazuo Matsui 2B
3 Albert Pujols 1B 3 Miguel Tejada SS
4 Ryan Ludwick RF 4 Lance Berkman 1B
5 Troy Glaus 3B 5 Darin Erstad LF
6 Yadier Molina C 6 Ty Wigginton 3B
7 Adam Kennedy 2B 7 Michael Bourn CF
8 Adam Wainwright P 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Cesar Izturis SS 9 Shawn Chacon P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  RR STL S. Schumaker S. Chacon 18% 78% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Kennedy Scores; Wainwright Scores
b8 4-7 1 12- 7,(2-2)  OO HOU H. Pence C. Perez 11% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R STL T. Glaus S. Chacon 11% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t2 4-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR STL R. Ludwick S. Chacon 11% 95% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Barton Scores; Pujols Scores
b8 4-7 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Loretta C. Perez 8% 86% Strikeout Looking

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, Astros' Shawn Chacon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  STL S. Schumaker S. Chacon 4% 54% Single to CF (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL B. Barton S. Chacon -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Schumaker to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O STL A. Pujols S. Chacon -3% 48% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t1 0-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Ludwick S. Chacon -3% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU H. Pence A. Wainwright -4% 42% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU K. Matsui A. Wainwright 3% 45% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Tejada A. Wainwright 3% 48% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Berkman A. Wainwright -2% 46% Walk; Pence to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Erstad A. Wainwright 4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Shawn Chacon facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R STL T. Glaus S. Chacon 11% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t2 1-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL Y. Molina S. Chacon -2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t2 1-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  STL A. Kennedy S. Chacon 2% 61% Walk
t2 1-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL A. Wainwright S. Chacon 3% 64% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Kennedy to 2B
t2 1-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O STL C. Izturis S. Chacon -4% 60% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
t2 1-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  RR STL S. Schumaker S. Chacon 18% 78% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Kennedy Scores; Wainwright Scores
t2 3-0 2 --3 4,(1-2)  R STL B. Barton S. Chacon 6% 84% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to RF Line); Schumaker Scores
t2 4-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL A. Pujols S. Chacon 0% 85% Intentional Walk
t2 4-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR STL R. Ludwick S. Chacon 11% 95% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Barton Scores; Pujols Scores
t2 7-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL T. Glaus S. Chacon -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
7 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-7, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 6-7-8
b2 0-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Wigginton A. Wainwright 1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Bourn A. Wainwright 0% 96% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-7 2 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU B. Ausmus A. Wainwright -0% 96% Single to RF (Fly Ball)
b2 0-7 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU S. Chacon A. Wainwright 1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-0, Astros' Shawn Chacon facing 6-7-8
t3 7-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  STL Y. Molina S. Chacon 0% 97% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t3 7-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO STL A. Kennedy S. Chacon -1% 96% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Molina Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 7-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL A. Wainwright S. Chacon 0% 96% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 7-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O STL C. Izturis S. Chacon -0% 96% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-7, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 1-2-3
b3 0-7 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU H. Pence A. Wainwright 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU K. Matsui A. Wainwright -1% 96% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 0-7 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  HOU M. Tejada A. Wainwright -1% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive); Matsui to 2B
b3 0-7 1 12- 5,(1-2)  OO HOU L. Berkman A. Wainwright 3% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-0, Astros' Shawn Chacon facing 1-2-3
t4 7-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  STL S. Schumaker S. Chacon 1% 98% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t4 7-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL B. Barton S. Chacon -0% 98% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Schumaker to 3B
t4 7-0 1 --3 4,(3-0)  STL A. Pujols S. Chacon 0% 98% Intentional Walk
t4 7-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO STL R. Ludwick S. Chacon -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-7, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 5-6-7
b4 0-7 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU D. Erstad A. Wainwright 1% 97% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 0-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Wigginton A. Wainwright 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b4 0-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Bourn A. Wainwright -0% 97% Single to 3B/Bunt (Bunt to Short 3B Line)
b4 0-7 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus A. Wainwright 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-0, Astros' Shawn Chacon facing 5-6-7
t5 7-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  STL T. Glaus S. Chacon 0% 98% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t5 7-0 0 -2- 9,(2-2)  O STL Y. Molina S. Chacon -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Glaus to 3B
t5 7-0 1 --3 4,(1-2)  O STL A. Kennedy S. Chacon -0% 98% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t5 7-0 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O STL A. Wainwright S. Chacon -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-7, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 9-1-2
Reggie Abercrombie pinch hits for Shawn Chacon (P) batting 9th
b5 0-7 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU R. Abercrombie A. Wainwright 1% 98% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
b5 0-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU H. Pence A. Wainwright -1% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b5 1-7 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU K. Matsui A. Wainwright 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 1-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Tejada A. Wainwright 0% 98% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-1, Astros' Wesley Wright facing 9-1-2
Wesley Wright replaces Reggie Abercrombie (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 7-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL C. Izturis W. Wright -0% 97% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
t6 7-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL S. Schumaker W. Wright -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
t6 7-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL B. Barton W. Wright -0% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-7, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 4-5-6
b6 1-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU L. Berkman A. Wainwright -2% 95% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
Kyle McClellan replaces Adam Wainwright pitching and batting 8th
b6 1-7 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Erstad K. McClellan 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-7 1 -2- 4,(0-2)  HOU T. Wigginton K. McClellan -2% 95% Single to RF (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Berkman to 3B
b6 1-7 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  R HOU M. Bourn K. McClellan -3% 92% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Berkman Scores; Wigginton to 2B
b6 2-7 1 12- 4,(2-1)  HOU B. Ausmus K. McClellan -4% 88% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Wigginton to 3B; Bourn to 2B
Geoff Blum pinch hits for Wesley Wright (P) batting 9th
b6 2-7 1 123 4,(2-1)  O HOU G. Blum K. McClellan 5% 93% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
b6 2-7 2 123 1,(0-0)  R HOU H. Pence K. McClellan -5% 88% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Wigginton Scores; Bourn to 3B; Ausmus to 2B
b6 3-7 2 123 3,(0-2)  O HOU K. Matsui K. McClellan 7% 94% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 3.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-3, Astros' Oscar Villarreal facing 3-4-5
Oscar Villarreal replaces Geoff Blum (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL A. Pujols O. Villarreal -1% 94% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
t7 7-3 1 --- 4,(3-0)  STL R. Ludwick O. Villarreal 1% 94% Walk
t7 7-3 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  STL T. Glaus O. Villarreal 1% 95% Walk; Ludwick to 2B
t7 7-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O STL Y. Molina O. Villarreal -1% 94% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B); Ludwick to 3B; Molina to 1B
Tim Byrdak replaces Oscar Villarreal pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-3 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O STL A. Kennedy T. Byrdak -1% 93% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-7, Cardinals' Kyle McClellan facing 3-4-5
b7 3-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R HOU M. Tejada K. McClellan -5% 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
Randy Flores replaces Kyle McClellan pitching and batting 8th
b7 4-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Flores 3% 91% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b7 4-7 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Erstad R. Flores 2% 92% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Short 1B Line)
b7 4-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Wigginton R. Flores 1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 4.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-4, Astros' Tim Byrdak facing 8-9-1
Joe Mather pinch hits for Randy Flores (P) batting 8th
t8 7-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  STL J. Mather T. Byrdak 1% 94% Walk
t8 7-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL C. Izturis T. Byrdak -1% 93% Bunt Popfly: P (Front of Home)
t8 7-4 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL S. Schumaker T. Byrdak -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Mather to 2B
t8 7-4 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  STL B. Barton T. Byrdak 0% 93% Walk
Chris Sampson replaces Ty Wigginton (3B) pitching and batting 6th
Mark Loretta replaces Tim Byrdak (P) playing 3B batting 9th
t8 7-4 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL A. Pujols C. Sampson -1% 92% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-7, Cardinals' Chris Perez facing 7-8-9
Chris Perez replaces Brian Barton (LF) pitching and batting 2nd
Ryan Ludwick moves from RF to LF
Joe Mather moves from PH to RF
b8 4-7 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU M. Bourn C. Perez -6% 85% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b8 4-7 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  HOU B. Ausmus C. Perez -7% 78% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Bourn stays at 2B
b8 4-7 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Loretta C. Perez 8% 86% Strikeout Looking
b8 4-7 1 12- 7,(2-2)  OO HOU H. Pence C. Perez 11% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-4, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 4-5-6
t9 7-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Ludwick C. Sampson 1% 98% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t9 7-4 0 -2- 3,(2-0)  O STL T. Glaus C. Sampson -0% 98% Flyball: RF (Deep RF); Ludwick to 3B
t9 7-4 1 --3 3,(1-1)  RO STL Y. Molina C. Sampson 1% 98% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Short RF); Ludwick Scores
t9 8-4 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O STL A. Kennedy C. Sampson -0% 98% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-8, Cardinals' Ryan Franklin facing 2-3-4
Ryan Franklin replaces Chris Perez pitching and batting 2nd
b9 4-8 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU K. Matsui R. Franklin -2% 96% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b9 4-8 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Tejada R. Franklin 2% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b9 4-8 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Franklin 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Matsui to 3B
b9 4-8 2 --3 5,(3-1)  HOU D. Erstad R. Franklin -1% 99% Walk
Carlos Lee pinch hits for Chris Sampson (P) batting 6th
b9 4-8 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Lee R. Franklin 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 4.

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