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TBR
@CHW
3
2
SEA
@DET
7
9
LAA
@KCR
8
5
LAA
@KCR
10
2
BAL
@NYY
4
6
MIN
@OAK
3
2
 
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BOS
@TEX
2
4
CLE
@TOR
2
1
SFG
@ATL
1
8
ARI
@COL
6
5
STL
@HOU
6
11
CIN
@LAD
3
12
CHC
@PHI
1
4
 
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MIL
@PIT
2
0
FLA
@SDP
3
2
NYM
@WSN
0
4
Tuesday, July 21, 2009, 7:07PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 33,140, Time of Game: 2:53
Cardinals
6
51-45
 Lost 2 
1st
at Astros
11
48-46
 Won 2 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Wandy Rodriguez (10-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  1  0   0  0  0   0  5  0    6  8  3
Astros          0  2  1   1  1  0   5  1  X   11 11  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 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .304 .363 .398 .761 17 9 -0.006 0.46 0.031 -0.037 0.1 0 1
Nick Stavinoha LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .222 .235 .358 .593 10 9 -0.059 0.60 0.000 -0.059 -0.9 2 0 SF
Albert Pujols 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .332 .455 .720 1.175 13 7 -0.051 0.50 0.002 -0.052 -0.2 7 1
Ryan Ludwick RF 4 1 2 3 0 2 4 .268 .334 .498 .833 25 18 0.043 0.60 0.076 -0.033 2.6 3 0 HR,2B
Mark DeRosa 3B 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .262 .334 .455 .789 14 9 0.067 0.62 0.121 -0.055 1.5 2 0 2·HR
Colby Rasmus CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .265 .316 .453 .769 21 15 -0.072 0.72 0.000 -0.072 -0.9 1 0
Jason LaRue C 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .246 .292 .328 .620 21 12 0.016 0.57 0.028 -0.012 0.0 8 1 HBP
Todd Wellemeyer P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .114 .114 .114 .229 5 5 -0.077 1.41 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 1 0
   Josh Kinney P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   P.J. Walters P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 2 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.1 0 1
   Dennys Reyes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Motte P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Thurston PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .330 .341 .670 1 1 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
Brendan Ryan SS 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .276 .313 .369 .682 11 7 -0.047 0.50 0.002 -0.049 0.5 0 3 2B
   Rick Ankiel PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .278 .361 .639 3 1 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
Team Totals 34 6 8 6 1 5 37 .235 .270 .559 .829 144 95 -0.196 0.59 0.260 -0.456 1.6 24 7
2B: R Ludwick (11, off W Rodriguez); B Ryan (11, off C Paronto).
HR: M DeRosa 2 (15, 1 off W Rodriguez, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF, 1 off W Wright, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF); R Ludwick (16, off C Paronto, 8th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: N Stavinoha (2, off C Paronto).
HBP: J LaRue (2, by W Rodriguez).
TB: M DeRosa 8; R Ludwick 6; B Ryan 2; J LaRue; A Pujols; S Schumaker.
RBI: R Ludwick 3 (61); M DeRosa 2 (52); N Stavinoha (16).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: B Ryan (5); T Wellemeyer (1); D Reyes (2).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Bourn CF 4 3 2 0 1 0 5 .285 .357 .404 .761 16 7 0.059 0.50 0.081 -0.022 1.8 4 0 SB
Kazuo Matsui 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .249 .306 .332 .638 19 14 -0.064 0.53 0.001 -0.064 -1.1 0 3 SH
   Chad Paronto P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Michaels PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .175 .250 .313 .563 1 1 -0.003 0.10 0.000 -0.003 -0.8 1 0
Miguel Tejada SS 3 1 2 3 1 0 5 .326 .356 .469 .825 19 11 0.113 0.39 0.123 -0.010 1.6 0 2 SB,SF,IW
Carlos Lee LF 5 1 1 4 0 2 5 .307 .357 .491 .848 21 16 -0.033 0.43 0.016 -0.049 1.5 2 0 HR
   Alberto Arias P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Geoff Blum 3B 3 2 1 1 1 2 4 .280 .352 .388 .740 17 10 0.005 0.40 0.029 -0.024 0.7 2 0 HR
Hunter Pence RF 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .297 .361 .472 .834 11 8 0.211 0.48 0.215 -0.004 1.6 3 0 HR
Chris Coste 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .235 .328 .374 .702 10 10 0.065 0.37 0.082 -0.017 0.7 9 1 2B
Humberto Quintero C 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .230 .247 .322 .569 10 9 -0.022 0.24 0.005 -0.027 0.3 4 1
Wandy Rodriguez P 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .053 .077 .079 .156 11 8 -0.029 0.49 0.008 -0.036 0.1 1 0 2B
   Jeff Keppinger 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .264 .343 .397 .740 4 3 0.002 0.06 0.002 0.000 0.6 1 1
Team Totals 35 11 11 11 3 8 40 .314 .359 .629 .988 139 97 0.304 0.41 0.562 -0.256 7.1 27 8
2B: C Coste (10, off T Wellemeyer); W Rodriguez (1, off P Walters).
HR: H Pence (12, off T Wellemeyer, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); C Lee (15, off P Walters, 7th inn, 3 on, 1 out to LF); G Blum (4, off P Walters, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SF: M Tejada (5, off J Motte).
SH: K Matsui (7, off P Walters).
IBB: M Tejada (2, by P Walters).
TB: H Pence 5; G Blum 4; C Lee 4; W Rodriguez 2; C Coste 2; M Bourn 2; M Tejada 2; J Keppinger.
RBI: C Lee 4 (57); M Tejada 3 (53); H Pence 2 (41); C Coste (9); G Blum (32).
2-out RBI: M Tejada.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
PB: H Quintero (3).
Baserunning
SB: M Bourn (35, 2nd base off T Wellemeyer/J LaRue); M Tejada (3, 2nd base off J Kinney/J LaRue).
Pickoffs: M Bourn (1st base by T Wellemeyer).

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
Todd Wellemeyer, L (7-8) 4.1 7 5 4 1 4 1 5.68 21 78 58 37 7 14 8 8 2 0 34 -0.293 0.69 -3.1
Josh Kinney 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.94 2 10 7 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.012 0.29 0.5
P.J. Walters 2 4 6 5 2 2 2 9.56 13 38 23 14 3 6 4 5 1 0 0 0 -0.021 0.07 -5.0
Dennys Reyes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.03 1 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 -0.003 0.07 -0.8
Jason Motte 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.58 3 10 8 7 1 0 0 3 1 0 3 1 0.002 0.02 1.3
Team Totals 8 11 11 9 3 8 3 10.12 40 139 97 60 15 22 13 16 4 0 34 6 1 -0.303 0.41 -7.1
P Walters faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
D Reyes faced 1 batter in the 8th 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
Wandy Rodriguez, W (10-6) 7 4 1 1 0 5 1 2.72 26 104 71 40 8 23 6 14 4 0 70 0.201 0.81 2.4
Chad Paronto 0.1 3 4 4 1 0 1 108.00 5 23 14 11 2 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 -0.009 0.05 -3.8
Wesley Wright 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.49 3 11 7 5 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 -0.002 0.16 -0.7
Alberto Arias 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.38 3 6 3 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.006 0.08 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 6 6 1 5 3 6.00 37 144 95 59 11 25 9 21 5 0 70 0 0 0.196 0.59 -1.6
Balks: None.
WP: D Reyes (3).
HBP: W Rodriguez (3; J LaRue).
IBB: P Walters (1; M Tejada).
Pickoffs: T Wellemeyer (0; M Bourn, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - Angel Campos, 2B - Jeff Nelson, 3B - Mark Carlson.
Time of Game: 2:53.
Attendance: 33,140.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Skip Schumaker 2B 1 Michael Bourn CF
2 Nick Stavinoha LF 2 Kazuo Matsui 2B
3 Albert Pujols 1B 3 Miguel Tejada SS
4 Ryan Ludwick RF 4 Carlos Lee LF
5 Mark DeRosa 3B 5 Geoff Blum 3B
6 Colby Rasmus CF 6 Hunter Pence RF
7 Jason LaRue C 7 Chris Coste 1B
8 Todd Wellemeyer P 8 Humberto Quintero C
9 Brendan Ryan SS 9 Wandy Rodriguez P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR HOU H. Pence T. Wellemeyer 20% 64% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Blum Scores
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R STL M. DeRosa W. Rodriguez -11% 41% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b3 2-1 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R HOU M. Tejada T. Wellemeyer 9% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Bourn Scores
b4 3-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  R HOU C. Coste T. Wellemeyer 8% 88% Double to LF (Fly Ball); Pence Scores
t4 1-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  STL R. Ludwick W. Rodriguez -7% 67% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)

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' Wandy Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL S. Schumaker W. Rodriguez 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL N. Stavinoha W. Rodriguez 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL A. Pujols W. Rodriguez 1% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Todd Wellemeyer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Bourn T. Wellemeyer -2% 53% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU K. Matsui T. Wellemeyer -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Tejada T. Wellemeyer -1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL R. Ludwick W. Rodriguez 2% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R STL M. DeRosa W. Rodriguez -11% 41% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t2 1-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL C. Rasmus W. Rodriguez 1% 43% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  STL J. LaRue W. Rodriguez -1% 42% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t2 1-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL T. Wellemeyer W. Rodriguez 2% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Todd Wellemeyer facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU C. Lee T. Wellemeyer -3% 41% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU G. Blum T. Wellemeyer 3% 44% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR HOU H. Pence T. Wellemeyer 20% 64% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Blum Scores
b2 2-1 1 --- 5,(0-2)  O HOU C. Coste T. Wellemeyer -1% 63% Flyball: LF
b2 2-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU H. Quintero T. Wellemeyer -1% 62% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 9-1-2
t3 1-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL B. Ryan W. Rodriguez 3% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t3 1-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  STL S. Schumaker W. Rodriguez -3% 61% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t3 1-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL N. Stavinoha W. Rodriguez 3% 65% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t3 1-2 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  O STL A. Pujols W. Rodriguez 3% 67% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Todd Wellemeyer facing 9-1-2
b3 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU W. Rodriguez T. Wellemeyer -2% 65% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b3 2-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU M. Bourn T. Wellemeyer 2% 67% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 2-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU K. Matsui T. Wellemeyer 2% 69% Bourn Steals 2B
b3 2-1 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O HOU K. Matsui T. Wellemeyer -3% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b3 2-1 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R HOU M. Tejada T. Wellemeyer 9% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Bourn Scores
b3 3-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Lee T. Wellemeyer -2% 74% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 3.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 4-5-6
t4 1-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  STL R. Ludwick W. Rodriguez -7% 67% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t4 1-3 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL M. DeRosa W. Rodriguez 5% 72% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
t4 1-3 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O STL C. Rasmus W. Rodriguez 4% 75% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B); Ludwick to 3B
t4 1-3 2 --3 3,(1-1)  STL J. LaRue W. Rodriguez -2% 74% Hit By Pitch
t4 1-3 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O STL T. Wellemeyer W. Rodriguez 6% 79% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' Todd Wellemeyer facing 5-6-7
b4 3-1 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU G. Blum T. Wellemeyer -1% 78% Strikeout Swinging
b4 3-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU H. Pence T. Wellemeyer 2% 79% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b4 3-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  R HOU C. Coste T. Wellemeyer 8% 88% Double to LF (Fly Ball); Pence Scores
b4 4-1 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU H. Quintero T. Wellemeyer -2% 86% Strikeout Looking
b4 4-1 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O HOU W. Rodriguez T. Wellemeyer -2% 84% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 4.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 9-1-2
t5 1-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL B. Ryan W. Rodriguez 2% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL S. Schumaker W. Rodriguez 1% 88% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
t5 1-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL N. Stavinoha W. Rodriguez 1% 89% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cardinals' Todd Wellemeyer facing 1-2-3
b5 4-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Bourn T. Wellemeyer 1% 90% Single to C/Bunt (Bunt to Short 1B Line)
b5 4-1 0 1-- 2,(0-2)  HOU K. Matsui T. Wellemeyer 3% 93% Bourn Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Bourn to 3B
b5 4-1 0 --3 8,(2-2)  O HOU K. Matsui T. Wellemeyer -2% 91% Strikeout Swinging
b5 4-1 1 --3 3,(0-2)  R HOU M. Tejada T. Wellemeyer 2% 94% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Bourn Scores/unER
Josh Kinney replaces Todd Wellemeyer pitching and batting 8th
b5 5-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee J. Kinney -0% 93% Strikeout Swinging, Tejada Steals 2B
b5 5-1 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O HOU G. Blum J. Kinney -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 5.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-5, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 3-4-5
t6 1-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL A. Pujols W. Rodriguez 2% 94% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t6 1-5 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL R. Ludwick W. Rodriguez 1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t6 1-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. DeRosa W. Rodriguez 1% 95% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cardinals' P.J. Walters facing 6-7-8
P.J. Walters replaces Josh Kinney pitching and batting 8th
b6 5-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU H. Pence P. Walters -0% 95% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b6 5-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Coste P. Walters -0% 95% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b6 5-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU H. Quintero P. Walters -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 5.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-5, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 6-7-8
t7 1-5 0 --- 11,(3-2)  O STL C. Rasmus W. Rodriguez 1% 96% Flyball: CF
t7 1-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL J. LaRue W. Rodriguez 1% 97% Lineout: 3B
t7 1-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL P. Walters W. Rodriguez 0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cardinals' P.J. Walters facing 9-1-2
b7 5-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU W. Rodriguez P. Walters 1% 98% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b7 5-1 0 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU M. Bourn P. Walters 0% 98% Walk
b7 5-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU K. Matsui P. Walters 0% 98% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Rodriguez to 3B; Bourn to 2B
b7 5-1 1 -23 4,(3-0)  HOU M. Tejada P. Walters 0% 98% Intentional Walk
b7 5-1 1 123 4,(1-2)  RRRR HOU C. Lee P. Walters 2% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Rodriguez Scores; Bourn Scores; Tejada Scores
b7 9-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU G. Blum P. Walters 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
b7 10-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU H. Pence P. Walters 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b7 10-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Coste P. Walters -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 10.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-10, Astros' Chad Paronto facing 9-1-2
Chad Paronto replaces Kazuo Matsui (2B) pitching and batting 2nd
Jeff Keppinger replaces Wandy Rodriguez (P) playing 2B batting 9th
t8 1-10 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL B. Ryan C. Paronto -0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t8 1-10 0 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL S. Schumaker C. Paronto -0% 100% Walk, Passed Ball; Ryan to 3B
t8 1-10 0 1-3 3,(0-2)  RO STL N. Stavinoha C. Paronto 0% 100% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Ryan Scores
t8 2-10 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  STL A. Pujols C. Paronto -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Schumaker to 2B
t8 2-10 1 12- 10,(3-2)  RRR STL R. Ludwick C. Paronto -1% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Schumaker Scores; Pujols Scores
Wesley Wright replaces Chad Paronto pitching and batting 2nd
t8 5-10 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R STL M. DeRosa W. Wright -1% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
t8 6-10 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL C. Rasmus W. Wright 1% 99% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t8 6-10 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O STL J. LaRue W. Wright 0% 99% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Astros 10.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 10-6, Cardinals' P.J. Walters facing 8-9-1
b8 10-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU H. Quintero P. Walters 0% 99% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b8 10-6 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU J. Keppinger P. Walters 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Quintero to 2B
Dennys Reyes replaces P.J. Walters pitching and batting 8th
b8 10-6 0 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Bourn D. Reyes 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Quintero to 3B; Keppinger to 2B
b8 10-6 0 -23 3,(2-0)  HOU M. Bourn D. Reyes 0% 100% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
Jason Motte replaces Dennys Reyes pitching and batting 8th
Jason Michaels pinch hits for Wesley Wright (P) batting 2nd
b8 10-6 0 123 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Michaels J. Motte -0% 99% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b8 10-6 1 123 2,(0-1)  RO HOU M. Tejada J. Motte 0% 100% Lineout: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Short RF); Quintero Scores/unER; Keppinger to 3B
b8 11-6 2 1-3 7,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee J. Motte -0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 6, Astros 11.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 6-11, Astros' Alberto Arias facing 8-9-1
Alberto Arias replaces Carlos Lee (LF) pitching and batting 4th
Jason Michaels moves from PH to LF
Joe Thurston pinch hits for Jason Motte (P) batting 8th
t9 6-11 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL J. Thurston A. Arias 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
Rick Ankiel pinch hits for Brendan Ryan (SS) batting 9th
t9 6-11 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL R. Ankiel A. Arias 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 6-11 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL S. Schumaker A. Arias 0% 100% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Astros 11.

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