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Scores
Standings
NYY
@LAA
6
5
MIN
@CHW
8
6
DET
@CLE
3
1
BOS
@KCR
1
5
TEX
@OAK
1
9
SEA
@TBR
4
3
BAL
@TOR
5
6
 
(11)
SFG
@ARI
8
10
SDP
@COL
10
11
PHI
@FLA
9
3
PHI
@FLA
0
3
STL
@HOU
11
2
CHC
@MIL
7
2
ATL
@NYM
3
1
CIN
@PIT
10
4
LAD
@WSN
14
2
Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 7:06PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 32,644, Time of Game: 2:43
Cardinals
11
89-63
 Won 2 
1st
at Astros
2
70-81
 Lost 9 
4th, 18½ GB
W: Joel Pineiro (15-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  3   3  1  0   1  2  1   11 15  0
Astros          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    2  8  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 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .306 .364 .399 .763 14 11 0.082 0.47 0.109 -0.027 -0.1 0 3
Colby Rasmus CF 4 3 3 1 1 0 5 .258 .312 .425 .736 19 11 0.073 0.51 0.088 -0.015 2.2 2 0 HR
Albert Pujols 1B 4 0 2 1 1 1 5 .330 .448 .679 1.127 20 10 0.110 0.47 0.120 -0.010 1.3 11 0
   Jason LaRue C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .295 .307 .602 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Matt Holliday LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .313 .392 .522 .914 13 9 0.008 0.45 0.032 -0.024 0.7 3 0
   Trever Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Todd Wellemeyer P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .128 .128 .128 .256 2 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Rick Ankiel RF 5 2 2 0 0 2 5 .236 .288 .396 .684 19 16 0.026 0.36 0.050 -0.024 0.3 1 0 3B,GDP
Mark DeRosa 3B 5 2 2 2 0 0 5 .258 .327 .451 .777 15 8 0.010 0.28 0.026 -0.016 0.7 0 4
Yadier Molina C-1B 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .290 .365 .382 .747 12 9 -0.025 0.34 0.003 -0.027 1.3 6 0 HR,2B
Julio Lugo SS 4 1 0 1 1 0 5 .285 .355 .421 .776 20 10 0.033 0.27 0.034 -0.002 -0.5 1 5
Joel Pineiro P 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 .145 .197 .177 .374 8 7 0.006 0.56 0.028 -0.022 0.6 0 0 SH
   Joe Thurston PH-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .232 .322 .340 .662 1 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.3 1 2
Team Totals 39 11 15 9 4 4 44 .385 .442 .615 1.057 143 94 0.323 0.39 0.490 -0.167 6.6 27 14
2B: Y Molina (23, off J Valverde).
3B: R Ankiel (2, off J Valverde).
HR: C Rasmus (16, off T Byrdak, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); Y Molina (6, off C Paronto, 8th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: J Pineiro (9, off Y Bazardo).
TB: C Rasmus 6; Y Molina 6; R Ankiel 4; A Pujols 2; M DeRosa 2; J Thurston; S Schumaker; M Holliday; J Pineiro.
GIDP: R Ankiel (5).
RBI: Y Molina 2 (51); M DeRosa 2 (78); A Pujols (129); C Rasmus (51); J Pineiro (4); J Lugo (20); S Schumaker (35).
2-out RBI: A Pujols; S Schumaker; J Pineiro.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Lugo-J Thurston-Y Molina; S Schumaker-J Lugo-A Pujols.

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 1 2 0 0 0 4 .291 .361 .392 .753 13 10 -0.026 0.34 0.005 -0.031 0.2 2 0
Miguel Tejada SS 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .303 .332 .440 .772 9 7 0.044 0.32 0.051 -0.007 1.9 2 4 2·2B
Lance Berkman 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .270 .397 .507 .904 17 11 -0.014 0.54 0.023 -0.037 -0.6 13 2
Carlos Lee LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .302 .348 .497 .846 14 8 0.021 0.53 0.049 -0.028 0.2 2 0
Geoff Blum 3B 2 0 1 1 1 0 4 .255 .319 .382 .701 13 7 0.006 0.69 0.042 -0.036 -0.2 0 3 2B,SF
Hunter Pence RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .286 .350 .481 .831 11 9 -0.114 0.78 0.000 -0.114 -1.2 1 0 GDP
Jeff Keppinger 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .259 .326 .401 .727 10 9 -0.039 0.38 0.000 -0.039 -1.5 2 4 GDP
J.R. Towles C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .100 .182 .100 .282 11 9 -0.033 0.33 0.000 -0.033 -0.7 4 1
Yorman Bazardo P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 3 -0.015 0.62 0.000 -0.015 -0.2 0 1
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Darin Erstad PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .198 .277 .341 .618 10 8 -0.005 0.21 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
   Doug Brocail P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tim Byrdak P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Chris Johnson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .105 .150 .105 .255 5 4 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
   Chad Paronto P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Valverde P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 8 2 2 6 35 .250 .286 .344 .629 116 85 -0.176 0.47 0.170 -0.346 -2.4 27 15
2B: M Tejada 2 (43, 1 off J Pineiro, 1 off T Miller); G Blum (14, off J Pineiro).
SF: G Blum (6, off J Pineiro).
TB: M Tejada 5; M Bourn 2; G Blum 2; C Lee; H Pence.
GIDP: J Keppinger (10); H Pence (24).
RBI: G Blum (48); M Tejada (78).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Keppinger-M Tejada-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
Joel Pineiro, W (15-11) 7 5 1 1 2 4 0 3.24 27 87 63 37 4 22 13 8 3 0 65 0.176 0.60 2.4
Trever Miller 0.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.98 3 8 6 4 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 -0.001 0.05 -1.2
Todd Wellemeyer 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.81 5 21 16 11 3 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 0.002 0.02 1.2
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 2 6 0 2.00 35 116 85 52 8 25 16 11 6 0 65 1 0 0.177 0.47 2.4

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
Yorman Bazardo, L (0-2) 3.2 6 6 6 2 2 0 9.55 18 56 35 23 3 9 8 6 4 0 25 -0.305 0.82 -4.3
Wesley Wright 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 5.89 6 25 15 9 1 5 3 1 1 0 1 0 -0.014 0.24 -0.3
Doug Brocail 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.07 3 10 8 5 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.005 0.06 0.5
Tim Byrdak 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3.29 5 14 8 4 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 -0.006 0.04 -0.5
Chad Paronto 1 4 2 2 0 0 1 18.69 7 22 16 10 1 5 3 4 1 0 0 0 -0.003 0.00 -1.5
Jose Valverde 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.16 5 20 14 10 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.5
Team Totals 9 15 11 11 4 4 2 11.00 44 147 96 61 11 24 19 17 6 0 25 1 0 -0.323 0.39 -6.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim Timmons, 1B - Mark Wegner, 2B - Rick Reed, 3B - Jeff Kellogg.
Time of Game: 2:43.
Attendance: 32,644.
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 Colby Rasmus CF 2 Miguel Tejada SS
3 Albert Pujols 1B 3 Lance Berkman 1B
4 Matt Holliday LF 4 Carlos Lee LF
5 Rick Ankiel RF 5 Geoff Blum 3B
6 Mark DeRosa 3B 6 Hunter Pence RF
7 Yadier Molina C 7 Jeff Keppinger 2B
8 Julio Lugo SS 8 J.R. Towles C
9 Joel Pineiro P 9 Yorman Bazardo P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  R STL A. Pujols Y. Bazardo 11% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Schumaker Scores; Rasmus to 3B
t3 0-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R STL S. Schumaker Y. Bazardo 11% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Lugo Scores
b2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU H. Pence J. Pineiro 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t3 2-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  RO STL M. Holliday Y. Bazardo 5% 77% Baserunner Out Advancing; Rasmus Scores; Pujols out at 2B/C-2B-SS
t4 3-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Ankiel Y. Bazardo 5% 89% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Holliday to 3B

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' Yorman Bazardo facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL S. Schumaker Y. Bazardo -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL C. Rasmus Y. Bazardo -2% 46% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL A. Pujols Y. Bazardo -1% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Joel Pineiro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU M. Bourn J. Pineiro 2% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU M. Tejada J. Pineiro -2% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Pineiro 3% 48% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU C. Lee J. Pineiro 2% 50% Lineout: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Yorman Bazardo facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. Holliday Y. Bazardo -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL R. Ankiel Y. Bazardo -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL M. DeRosa Y. Bazardo -1% 45% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Joel Pineiro facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU G. Blum J. Pineiro -4% 41% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU H. Pence J. Pineiro 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Keppinger J. Pineiro 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Yorman Bazardo facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL Y. Molina Y. Bazardo -3% 47% Lineout: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  STL J. Lugo Y. Bazardo 3% 50% Walk
t3 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL J. Pineiro Y. Bazardo -2% 48% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 3B Line); Lugo to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R STL S. Schumaker Y. Bazardo 11% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Lugo Scores
t3 1-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  STL C. Rasmus Y. Bazardo 2% 61% Walk; Schumaker to 2B
t3 1-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  R STL A. Pujols Y. Bazardo 11% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Schumaker Scores; Rasmus to 3B
t3 2-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  RO STL M. Holliday Y. Bazardo 5% 77% Baserunner Out Advancing; Rasmus Scores; Pujols out at 2B/C-2B-SS
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Joel Pineiro facing 8-9-1
b3 0-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Towles J. Pineiro 2% 80% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU Y. Bazardo J. Pineiro 2% 81% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Bourn J. Pineiro 1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Yorman Bazardo facing 4-5-6
t4 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL M. Holliday Y. Bazardo 2% 84% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t4 3-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Ankiel Y. Bazardo 5% 89% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Holliday to 3B
t4 3-0 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  R STL M. DeRosa Y. Bazardo 3% 92% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Holliday Scores; Ankiel to 2B
t4 4-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL Y. Molina Y. Bazardo 0% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Ankiel to 3B; DeRosa to 2B
t4 4-0 1 -23 2,(0-1)  RO STL J. Lugo Y. Bazardo 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B; Ankiel Scores
t4 5-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R STL J. Pineiro Y. Bazardo 3% 95% Single to CF (Line Drive); DeRosa Scores
Wesley Wright replaces Yorman Bazardo pitching and batting 9th
t4 6-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL S. Schumaker W. Wright -0% 95% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-6, Cardinals' Joel Pineiro facing 2-3-4
b4 0-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU M. Tejada J. Pineiro -2% 92% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b4 0-6 0 -2- 7,(3-2)  HOU L. Berkman J. Pineiro -2% 90% Walk
b4 0-6 0 12- 2,(1-0)  HOU C. Lee J. Pineiro -5% 85% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Tejada to 3B; Berkman to 2B
b4 0-6 0 123 1,(0-0)  RO HOU G. Blum J. Pineiro 4% 89% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF Line); Tejada Scores
b4 1-6 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU H. Pence J. Pineiro 3% 92% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-6 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Keppinger J. Pineiro 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 6, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-1, Astros' Wesley Wright facing 2-3-4
t5 6-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  STL C. Rasmus W. Wright 1% 95% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t5 6-1 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  STL A. Pujols W. Wright 1% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive); Rasmus to 2B
t5 6-1 0 12- 8,(3-2)  STL M. Holliday W. Wright 1% 97% Walk; Rasmus to 3B; Pujols to 2B
t5 6-1 0 123 3,(0-2)  ROO STL R. Ankiel W. Wright -1% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B); Rasmus Scores/No RBI; Pujols to 3B
t5 7-1 2 --3 5,(3-1)  O STL M. DeRosa W. Wright -1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-7, Cardinals' Joel Pineiro facing 8-9-1
b5 1-7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Towles J. Pineiro 1% 97% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
Darin Erstad pinch hits for Wesley Wright (P) batting 9th
b5 1-7 1 --- 10,(2-2)  O HOU D. Erstad J. Pineiro 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-7 2 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU M. Bourn J. Pineiro -0% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 1-7 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Tejada J. Pineiro 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-1, Astros' Doug Brocail facing 7-8-9
Doug Brocail replaces Darin Erstad (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 7-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL Y. Molina D. Brocail -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 7-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL J. Lugo D. Brocail -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 7-1 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O STL J. Pineiro D. Brocail -0% 97% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-7, Cardinals' Joel Pineiro facing 3-4-5
b6 1-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Pineiro 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
b6 1-7 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Lee J. Pineiro 0% 98% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 1-7 2 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU G. Blum J. Pineiro -0% 98% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b6 1-7 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU H. Pence J. Pineiro 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 7, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-1, Astros' Tim Byrdak facing 1-2-3
Tim Byrdak replaces Doug Brocail pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL S. Schumaker T. Byrdak -0% 98% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t7 7-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  R STL C. Rasmus T. Byrdak 1% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t7 8-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  STL A. Pujols T. Byrdak 0% 99% Walk
t7 8-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. Holliday T. Byrdak -0% 99% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t7 8-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Ankiel T. Byrdak -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-8, Cardinals' Joel Pineiro facing 7-8-9
b7 1-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Keppinger J. Pineiro 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 1-8 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Towles J. Pineiro 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
Chris Johnson pinch hits for Tim Byrdak (P) batting 9th
b7 1-8 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU C. Johnson J. Pineiro 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-1, Astros' Chad Paronto facing 6-7-8
Chad Paronto replaces Chris Johnson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 8-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL M. DeRosa C. Paronto 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t8 8-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR STL Y. Molina C. Paronto 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); DeRosa Scores
t8 10-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL J. Lugo C. Paronto 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
Joe Thurston pinch hits for Joel Pineiro (P) batting 9th
t8 10-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  STL J. Thurston C. Paronto 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 10-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL S. Schumaker C. Paronto 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t8 10-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  STL C. Rasmus C. Paronto 0% 100% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Thurston to 3B
t8 10-1 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O STL A. Pujols C. Paronto -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 10, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-10, Cardinals' Trever Miller facing 1-2-3
Trever Miller replaces Matt Holliday (LF) pitching and batting 4th
Jason LaRue replaces Albert Pujols (1B) playing C batting 3rd
Yadier Molina moves from C to 1B
Joe Thurston moves from PH to 2B
Skip Schumaker moves from 2B to LF
b8 1-10 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU M. Bourn T. Miller -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b8 1-10 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  R HOU M. Tejada T. Miller -0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Bourn Scores
b8 2-10 0 -2- 4,(0-2)  O HOU L. Berkman T. Miller 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
Todd Wellemeyer replaces Trever Miller pitching and batting 4th
b8 2-10 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Lee T. Wellemeyer 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Tejada to 3B
b8 2-10 2 --3 6,(2-2)  O HOU G. Blum T. Wellemeyer 0% 100% Lineout: RF (Deep CF-RF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 10, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 10-2, Astros' Jose Valverde facing 4-5-6
Jose Valverde replaces Chad Paronto pitching and batting 9th
t9 10-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL T. Wellemeyer J. Valverde -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t9 10-2 1 --- 8,(2-2)  STL R. Ankiel J. Valverde 0% 100% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t9 10-2 1 --3 4,(1-2)  RO STL M. DeRosa J. Valverde 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B); Ankiel Scores
t9 11-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  STL Y. Molina J. Valverde 0% 100% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to RF Line)
t9 11-2 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O STL J. Lugo J. Valverde 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-11, Cardinals' Todd Wellemeyer facing 6-7-8
b9 2-11 0 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU H. Pence T. Wellemeyer -0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b9 2-11 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO HOU J. Keppinger T. Wellemeyer 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
b9 2-11 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU J. Towles T. Wellemeyer 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 2.

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