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Standings
TEX
@LAA
4
3
BOS
@BAL
3
6
TOR
@CHW
3
4
CLE
@DET
0
14
KCR
@MIN
7
3
OAK
@SEA
2
4
NYY
@TBR
2
5
LAD
@ARI
4
2
PHI
@ATL
4
2
WSN
@FLA
6
4
STL
@HOU
4
5
 
(10)
PIT
@MIL
9
8
CIN
@NYM
6
5
CHC
@SDP
0
2
COL
@SFG
1
3
Monday, September 26, 2011, 7:07PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 20,017, Time of Game: 3:18
Cardinals
4
88-72
 Lost 1 
2nd, 6 GB
at Astros
5
56-104
 Won 1 
6th, 38 GB
W: Mark Melancon (8-4)
L: Octavio Dotel (5-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  1   0  1  0   0  2  0   0    4 12  1
Astros          0  0  2   2  0  0   0  0  0   1    5  9  0
Winning Run scored with 0 outs

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rafael Furcal SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 .231 .646 12 8 0.059 1.32 0.097 -0.038 0.5 0 1
   Kyle McClellan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .338 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Mitchell Boggs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Allen Craig PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .875 7 5 -0.113 2.84 0.000 -0.113 -0.8
   Fernando Salas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Skip Schumaker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .684 2 1 -0.055 2.25 0.000 -0.055 -0.2
   Octavio Dotel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
David Freese 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .295 .784 8 5 -0.133 1.45 0.014 -0.147 -1.0 0 2 GDP
   Daniel Descalso PH-3B 2 0 1 0 0 0 .262 .685 8 4 -0.032 2.42 0.058 -0.090 -0.3 1 0
Albert Pujols 1B 5 1 2 0 0 1 .301 .916 10 7 0.072 1.85 0.191 -0.120 0.5 9 0 2B,SB
Matt Holliday LF 4 1 2 1 1 0 .297 .914 25 17 0.149 1.85 0.238 -0.090 1.2 1 0 2B,SB
Lance Berkman RF 4 0 1 2 0 0 .298 .956 14 10 0.164 1.71 0.256 -0.092 0.4 1 0 2B
   Adron Chambers PR-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .857 2 2 -0.055 2.25 0.000 -0.055 -0.2 1 0
Yadier Molina C 2 0 1 0 3 0 .306 .818 31 15 0.191 1.33 0.203 -0.012 1.1 9 1 2B
Ryan Theriot 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .271 .658 18 14 -0.227 2.29 0.071 -0.299 -1.3 3 1 CS,SH,GDP
Jon Jay CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .298 .771 13 9 -0.056 2.08 0.154 -0.210 0.0 1 0 2B
Jaime Garcia P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .097 .256 2 2 -0.024 0.99 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 0 2
   Gerald Laird PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .232 .660 6 2 0.047 1.39 0.047 0.000 0.4
   Nick Punto SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .747 2 2 -0.133 3.77 0.000 -0.133 -0.6 1 1 SH
Team Totals 36 4 12 3 5 2 .333 .887 160 103 -0.146 1.92 1.329 -1.478 -0.5 27 10
2B: L Berkman (22, off W Wright); A Pujols (29, off W Rodriguez); M Holliday (36, off W Rodriguez); Y Molina (32, off M Melancon); J Jay (24, off W Rodriguez).
SH: R Theriot (6, off E Del Rosario); N Punto (6, off W Rodriguez).
TB: J Jay 3; A Pujols 3; M Holliday 3; Y Molina 2; L Berkman 2; R Furcal; D Descalso; R Theriot; D Freese.
GIDP: D Freese (18); R Theriot (15).
RBI: L Berkman 2 (93); M Holliday (75).
2-out RBI: M Holliday.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Theriot-A Pujols.
E: O Dotel (1).
Baserunning
SB: A Pujols (9, 3rd base off W Wright/J Towles); M Holliday (2, 2nd base off W Wright/J Towles).
CS: R Theriot (6, 2nd base by M Melancon/J Towles).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jason Bourgeois CF-LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .294 .680 15 11 0.176 1.25 0.252 -0.076 0.4 1 0 2B,SH,GDP
Angel Sanchez 2B 5 0 1 1 0 2 .237 .585 11 11 -0.005 1.01 0.066 -0.071 -0.3 3 8
J.D. Martinez LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .279 .756 11 8 -0.031 0.75 0.009 -0.040 -0.2 0 1
   Jordan Schafer PR-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .624 5 3 -0.044 1.78 0.000 -0.044 -0.2 1 0
Carlos Lee 1B 2 1 0 0 2 1 .276 .790 19 7 -0.012 1.04 0.044 -0.055 0.3 13 2
Matt Downs RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 .276 .864 12 7 0.067 1.16 0.148 -0.081 0.7 1 0 HR
Chris Johnson 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 .253 .673 20 15 -0.085 0.86 0.000 -0.085 -0.7 2 2
Clint Barmes SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 .246 .704 11 9 0.021 1.05 0.077 -0.055 0.2 4 3
J.R. Towles C 4 1 1 0 0 1 .185 .554 17 9 0.044 0.82 0.086 -0.042 0.5 3 2
Wandy Rodriguez P 1 0 1 1 0 0 .180 .410 9 5 0.029 1.34 0.038 -0.009 0.5 0 0 2B,SH
   Wilton Lopez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
   J.B. Shuck PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .292 .733 2 2 0.014 0.35 0.014 0.000 0.4
   Fernando Rodriguez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Enerio Del Rosario P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Mark Melancon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Brian Bogusevic PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .287 .805 2 1 0.175 2.20 0.175 0.000 0.6 2B
Team Totals 34 5 9 5 2 9 .265 .747 134 88 0.349 1.06 0.909 -0.558 1.9 30 20
2B: W Rodriguez (3, off K McClellan); J Bourgeois (8, off J Garcia); B Bogusevic (13, off O Dotel).
HR: M Downs (10, off J Garcia; 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: W Rodriguez (6, off J Garcia); J Bourgeois (4, off O Dotel).
TB: M Downs 4; W Rodriguez 2; J Bourgeois 2; B Bogusevic 2; J Shuck; C Barmes; J Martinez; A Sanchez; J Towles.
GIDP: J Bourgeois (5).
RBI: M Downs 2 (41); W Rodriguez (5); J Bourgeois (16); A Sanchez (28).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Sanchez-C Barmes-C Lee; C Barmes-A Sanchez-C Lee.
Outfield Assists: J Martinez (A Pujols at home plate).

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
Jaime Garcia 4 4 4 4 1 5 1 3.56 17 64 42 21 14 7 6 5 2 0 42 -0.278 0.95 -2.2
Kyle McClellan 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 4.19 6 22 13 8 1 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.028 0.92 0.4
Mitchell Boggs 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.60 3 8 7 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.025 0.33 0.4
Fernando Salas 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.30 6 23 15 7 2 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.120 0.87 0.9
Octavio Dotel, L (5-4) 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.57 6 17 11 8 0 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 -0.246 2.07 -1.5
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 2 9 1 5.00 38 134 88 49 18 21 14 13 3 0 42 0 0 -0.351 1.06 -1.9

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 6.1 8 2 2 3 2 0 3.49 27 102 66 42 8 16 14 8 3 0 48 -0.029 1.38 -0.2
Wilton Lopez, H (14) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.83 2 12 8 6 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.203 2.98 1.3
Fernando Rodriguez 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 3.51 2 8 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.173 1.98 -1.0
Wesley Wright, BS (1) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.77 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 -0.342 3.71 -1.6
Enerio Del Rosario 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.13 4 10 5 5 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0.237 3.27 1.1
Mark Melancon, W (8-4) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.78 7 29 20 18 1 1 4 3 1 0 0 0 0.254 2.32 0.9
Team Totals 10 12 4 4 5 2 0 3.60 43 164 104 74 11 19 23 13 5 0 48 5 2 0.150 1.92 0.5
F Rodriguez faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
W Wright faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: J Garcia (12).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Nauert, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Kerwin Danley, 3B - Doug Eddings.
Time of Game: 3:18.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Rafael Furcal SS 1 Jason Bourgeois CF
2 David Freese 3B 2 Angel Sanchez 2B
3 Albert Pujols 1B 3 J.D. Martinez LF
4 Matt Holliday LF 4 Carlos Lee 1B
5 Lance Berkman RF 5 Matt Downs RF
6 Yadier Molina C 6 Chris Johnson 3B
7 Ryan Theriot 2B 7 Clint Barmes SS
8 Jon Jay CF 8 J.R. Towles C
9 Jaime Garcia P 9 Wandy Rodriguez P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 2-4 0 -23 3,(1-1)  RR STL L. Berkman W. Wright -26% 36% Double to SS (Line Drive to Deep LF); Pujols Scores; Holliday Scores
b10 4-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU B. Bogusevic O. Dotel 18% 80% Double to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line)
t8 4-4 1 -23 3,(1-1)  O STL J. Jay E. Del Rosario 17% 48% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b4 2-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR HOU M. Downs J. Garcia 15% 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Lee Scores
t5 1-4 0 123 4,(2-1)  ROO STL D. Freese W. Rodriguez 13% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B); Jay Scores/No RBI; Laird 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' Wandy Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Furcal W. Rodriguez 2% 52% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL D. Freese W. Rodriguez 1% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL A. Pujols W. Rodriguez 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Bourgeois J. Garcia -2% 52% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU A. Sanchez J. Garcia -1% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Martinez J. Garcia -1% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
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 --- 9,(3-2)  STL M. Holliday W. Rodriguez -7% 43% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t2 0-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O STL L. Berkman W. Rodriguez 4% 48% Lineout: 3B
t2 0-0 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL Y. Molina W. Rodriguez -2% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 1 12- 9,(3-2)  O STL R. Theriot W. Rodriguez 5% 50% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t2 0-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O STL J. Jay W. Rodriguez 4% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee J. Garcia -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Downs J. Garcia -2% 51% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Johnson J. Garcia -1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Garcia W. Rodriguez 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Furcal W. Rodriguez 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL D. Freese W. Rodriguez -1% 53% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL A. Pujols W. Rodriguez -4% 49% Double to SS (Ground Ball); Freese to 3B
t3 0-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  RO STL M. Holliday W. Rodriguez -6% 42% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Freese Scores; Pujols out at Hm/LF-C
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU C. Barmes J. Garcia 5% 47% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b3 0-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU J. Towles J. Garcia 3% 50% Wild Pitch; Barmes to 2B
b3 0-1 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU J. Towles J. Garcia 9% 59% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Barmes to 3B
b3 0-1 0 1-3 5,(2-2)  RO HOU W. Rodriguez J. Garcia -1% 58% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Barmes Scores; Towles to 2B
b3 1-1 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  R HOU J. Bourgeois J. Garcia 12% 70% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Towles Scores
b3 2-1 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU A. Sanchez J. Garcia -3% 67% Strikeout Swinging
b3 2-1 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Martinez J. Garcia -3% 63% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 5-6-7
t4 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL L. Berkman W. Rodriguez 3% 66% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t4 1-2 1 --- 10,(3-2)  STL Y. Molina W. Rodriguez -3% 63% Walk
t4 1-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO STL R. Theriot W. Rodriguez 6% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Jaime Garcia facing 4-5-6
b4 2-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Lee J. Garcia 3% 73% Walk
b4 2-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR HOU M. Downs J. Garcia 15% 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Lee Scores
b4 4-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU C. Johnson J. Garcia -1% 87% Strikeout Swinging
b4 4-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Barmes J. Garcia -1% 86% Strikeout Swinging
b4 4-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Towles J. Garcia -0% 86% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 4.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 8-9-1
t5 1-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  STL J. Jay W. Rodriguez -6% 80% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
Gerald Laird pinch hits for Jaime Garcia (P) batting 9th
t5 1-4 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  STL G. Laird W. Rodriguez -5% 75% Walk
t5 1-4 0 12- 6,(2-2)  STL R. Furcal W. Rodriguez -10% 65% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep 1B); Jay to 3B; Laird to 2B
t5 1-4 0 123 4,(2-1)  ROO STL D. Freese W. Rodriguez 13% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B); Jay Scores/No RBI; Laird to 3B
t5 2-4 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O STL A. Pujols W. Rodriguez 4% 83% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Kyle McClellan facing 9-1-2
Kyle McClellan replaces Rafael Furcal (SS) pitching and batting 1st
Nick Punto replaces Gerald Laird (PH) playing SS batting 9th
b5 4-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU W. Rodriguez K. McClellan 4% 87% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b5 4-2 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bourgeois K. McClellan -3% 84% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b5 4-2 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU A. Sanchez K. McClellan -2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 4-2 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  HOU J. Martinez K. McClellan 1% 83% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Rodriguez to 3B
Jordan Schafer pinch runs for J.D. Martinez (LF) batting 3rd
b5 4-2 2 1-3 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Lee K. McClellan 1% 84% Walk; Schafer to 2B
b5 4-2 2 123 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Downs K. McClellan -4% 80% Popfly: 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 4-5-6
Jason Bourgeois moves from CF to LF
Jordan Schafer moves from PR to CF
t6 2-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Holliday W. Rodriguez 3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 2-4 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL L. Berkman W. Rodriguez 2% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL Y. Molina W. Rodriguez 1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 6-7-8
Mitchell Boggs replaces Kyle McClellan pitching and batting 1st
b6 4-2 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU C. Johnson M. Boggs -1% 85% Strikeout Swinging
b6 4-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Barmes M. Boggs -1% 84% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b6 4-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Towles M. Boggs -1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 7-8-9
t7 2-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  STL R. Theriot W. Rodriguez -6% 77% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t7 2-4 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL J. Jay W. Rodriguez -10% 68% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Theriot to 2B
t7 2-4 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL N. Punto W. Rodriguez 2% 70% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Theriot to 3B; Jay to 2B
Wilton Lopez replaces Wandy Rodriguez pitching and batting 9th
Allen Craig pinch hits for Mitchell Boggs (P) batting 1st
t7 2-4 1 -23 7,(2-2)  O STL A. Craig W. Lopez 11% 81% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
Daniel Descalso pinch hits for David Freese (3B) batting 2nd
t7 2-4 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O STL D. Descalso W. Lopez 9% 90% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Fernando Salas facing 9-1-2
Fernando Salas replaces Allen Craig (PH) pitching and batting 1st
Daniel Descalso moves from PH to 3B
J.B. Shuck pinch hits for Wilton Lopez (P) batting 9th
b7 4-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU J. Shuck F. Salas 1% 91% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
b7 4-2 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  OO HOU J. Bourgeois F. Salas -3% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b7 4-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU A. Sanchez F. Salas -0% 88% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Fernando Rodriguez facing 3-4-5
Fernando Rodriguez replaces J.B. Shuck (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  STL A. Pujols F. Rodriguez -7% 81% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t8 2-4 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  STL M. Holliday F. Rodriguez -11% 71% Walk; Pujols to 2B
Wesley Wright replaces Fernando Rodriguez pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-4 0 12- 2,(0-1)  STL L. Berkman W. Wright -9% 62% Pujols Steals 3B; Holliday Steals 2B
t8 2-4 0 -23 3,(1-1)  RR STL L. Berkman W. Wright -26% 36% Double to SS (Line Drive to Deep LF); Pujols Scores; Holliday Scores
Enerio Del Rosario replaces Wesley Wright pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-4 0 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL Y. Molina E. Del Rosario -3% 33% Walk
Adron Chambers pinch runs for Lance Berkman (RF) batting 5th
t8 4-4 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Theriot E. Del Rosario -1% 32% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 3B Line); Chambers to 3B; Molina to 2B
t8 4-4 1 -23 3,(1-1)  O STL J. Jay E. Del Rosario 17% 48% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
t8 4-4 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O STL N. Punto E. Del Rosario 12% 60% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Tied 4-4, Cardinals' Fernando Salas facing 3-4-5
Adron Chambers moves from PR to RF
b8 4-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Schafer F. Salas -4% 56% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b8 4-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee F. Salas -3% 52% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Downs F. Salas -2% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 4-4, Astros' Mark Melancon facing 1-2-3
Mark Melancon replaces Enerio Del Rosario pitching and batting 9th
Skip Schumaker pinch hits for Fernando Salas (P) batting 1st
t9 4-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL S. Schumaker M. Melancon 6% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-4 1 --- 3,(2-0)  STL D. Descalso M. Melancon -6% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t9 4-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Pujols M. Melancon 7% 57% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t9 4-4 2 1-- 6,(0-2)  O STL M. Holliday M. Melancon 6% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 4-4, Cardinals' Octavio Dotel facing 6-7-8
Octavio Dotel replaces Skip Schumaker (PH) pitching and batting 1st
b9 4-4 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU C. Johnson O. Dotel -5% 57% Lineout: RF (Short CF-RF)
b9 4-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Barmes O. Dotel -4% 53% Popfly: SS
b9 4-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Towles O. Dotel -3% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 4.
Top of the 10th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 4-4, Astros' Mark Melancon facing 5-6-7
t10 4-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL A. Chambers M. Melancon 6% 56% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
t10 4-4 1 --- 10,(3-2)  STL Y. Molina M. Melancon -12% 44% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t10 4-4 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Theriot M. Melancon 13% 57% Fielder's Choice P; Molina out at 3B/P-3B
t10 4-4 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O STL J. Jay M. Melancon 6% 63% Theriot Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 4-4, Cardinals' Octavio Dotel facing 9-1-2
Brian Bogusevic pinch hits for Mark Melancon (P) batting 9th
b10 4-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU B. Bogusevic O. Dotel 18% 80% Double to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line)
b10 4-4 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Bourgeois O. Dotel 13% 93% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt (Bunt to Front of Home); Bogusevic to 3B
b10 4-4 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  R HOU A. Sanchez O. Dotel 7% 100% Single to P/Bunt (Bunt to Front of Home); Bogusevic Scores; Bourgeois to 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

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