St. Louis 7, Houston 3
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(88-63)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 15 0
Houston 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 6 0
WP: K. Lohse (6-8)
LP: W. Rodriguez (13-11)
(70-80)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: St. Louis
- M. Holliday singled to left, A. Pujols scored
- M. DeRosa doubled to deep right, M. Holliday and R. Ludwick scored, M. DeRosa out at third
Bot 1st: Houston
- M. Tejada homered to left
Top 2nd: St. Louis
- J. Lugo hit sacrifice fly to right, J. LaRue scored, S. Schumaker to third
- B. Ryan singled to third, S. Schumaker scored
Top 3rd: St. Louis
- M. DeRosa homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Houston
- H. Quintero singled to left, G. Blum scored, K. Matsui to second
Top 6th: St. Louis
- M. DeRosa homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep left center
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .295
    C. Rasmus ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
B. Ryan ss 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .289
A. Pujols 1b 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .329
M. Holliday lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .358
R. Ludwick rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .269
M. DeRosa 3b 4 2 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 .239
J. LaRue c 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
S. Schumaker cf-2b 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .307
K. Lohse p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .206
    J. Motte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Greene ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .205
    K. McClellan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 37 7 15 7 2 0 6 0 11  
 Batting
2B - A Pujols 2 (42, W Rodriguez, S Gervacio); M DeRosa (10, W Rodriguez).
HR - M DeRosa 2 (10, 3rd inning off W Rodriguez 0 on, 2 Out, 6th inning off C Paronto 0 on, 0 Out).
S - K Lohse.
SF - J Lugo.
RBI - J Lugo (11), B Ryan (35), M Holliday (50), M DeRosa 4 (26).
2-out RBI - B Ryan, M Holliday, M DeRosa 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Ryan 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - R Ludwick (2, 2nd base by S Gervacio/H Quintero).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M DeRosa-J Lugo-A Pujols).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
M. Bourn cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .289
M. Tejada ss 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .300
L. Berkman 1b 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .272
C. Lee lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .303
G. Blum 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254
H. Pence rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .287
K. Matsui 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .251
H. Quintero c 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241
W. Rodriguez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .117
    A. Boone ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
    C. Paronto p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Gervacio p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Keppinger ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263
    W. Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 3 6 3 2 1 8 0 7  
 Batting
2B - G Blum (13, K Lohse).
HR - M Tejada (12, 1st inning off K Lohse 0 on, 1 Out), L Berkman (23, 6th inning off K Lohse 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Tejada (77), L Berkman (74), H Quintero (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Bourn 1.
GIDP - C Lee.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - H Pence.
DP - 1 (L Berkman-M Tejada-H Quintero).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
K. Lohse (W, 6-8) 6.0 5 3 3 1 4 2 1.36 4.81  
J. Motte 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.43 4.83  
K. McClellan 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.30 2.78  
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
W. Rodriguez (L, 13-11) 5.0 9 6 6 0 5 1 1.22 2.97  
C. Paronto 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 3.30 18.90  
S. Gervacio 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.10 2.20  
W. Lopez 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.08 10.38  
L. Hawkins 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.18 2.28  
Pitches-strikes - K Lohse 76-50; J Motte 13-10; K McClellan 19-14; W Rodriguez 85-57; C Paronto 16-13; S Gervacio 12-7; W Lopez 13-8; L Hawkins 8-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Lohse 10-6; J Motte 2-0; K McClellan 2-1; W Rodriguez 8-8; C Paronto 1-2; S Gervacio 2-0; W Lopez 4-0; L Hawkins 1-1.
Batters faced - K Lohse 23; J Motte 4; K McClellan 6; W Rodriguez 23; C Paronto 6; S Gervacio 3; W Lopez 4; L Hawkins 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Tim Timmons. 2B--Mark Wegner. 3B--Rick Reed.

Updated on Monday, Sep 21, 2009 11:16 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
M. DeRosa Mark DeRosa
3-4, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman Lance Berkman
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI