St. Louis 11, Houston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(89-63)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 3 3 1 0 1 2 1 11 15 0
Houston 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 8 0
WP: J. Pineiro (15-11)
LP: Y. Bazardo (0-2)
(70-81)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: St. Louis
- S. Schumaker singled to shallow center, J. Lugo scored
- A. Pujols singled to shallow center, S. Schumaker scored, C. Rasmus to third
- C. Rasmus scored, A. Pujols out at second
Top 4th: St. Louis
- M. DeRosa singled to shallow right, M. Holliday scored, R. Ankiel to second
- J. Lugo grounded out to shortstop, R. Ankiel scored
- J. Pineiro singled to shallow right center, M. DeRosa scored
Bot 4th: Houston
- G. Blum hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Tejada scored
Top 5th: St. Louis
- R. Ankiel grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, C. Rasmus scored, A. Pujols to third, M. Holliday out at second
Top 7th: St. Louis
- C. Rasmus homered to deep right
Top 8th: St. Louis
- Y. Molina homered to left, M. DeRosa scored
Bot 8th: Houston
- M. Tejada doubled to shallow center, M. Bourn scored
Top 9th: St. Louis
- M. DeRosa grounded out to shortstop, R. Ankiel scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Schumaker 2b-lf 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .306
C. Rasmus cf 4 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .258
A. Pujols 1b 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 2 .330
    J. LaRue c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
M. Holliday lf 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .358
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Wellemeyer p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .128
R. Ankiel rf 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .236
M. DeRosa 3b 5 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .243
Y. Molina c-1b 5 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 .290
J. Lugo ss 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 .286
J. Pineiro p 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .145
    J. Thurston ph-2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232
 Totals 39 11 15 9 2 4 4 0 10  
 Batting
2B - Y Molina (23, J Valverde).
3B - R Ankiel (2, J Valverde).
HR - C Rasmus (16, 7th inning off T Byrdak 0 on, 1 Out), Y Molina (6, 8th inning off C Paronto 1 on, 0 Out).
S - J Pineiro.
RBI - S Schumaker (35), C Rasmus (51), A Pujols (129), M DeRosa 2 (28), Y Molina 2 (51), J Lugo (12), J Pineiro (4).
2-out RBI - S Schumaker, A Pujols, J Pineiro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pujols 1, M DeRosa 1, J Lugo 1.
GIDP - R Ankiel.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (S Schumaker-J Lugo-A Pujols, J Lugo-J Thurston-Y Molina).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
M. Bourn cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
M. Tejada ss 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .303
L. Berkman 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .270
C. Lee lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .302
G. Blum 3b 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .255
H. Pence rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .286
J. Keppinger 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .259
J.R. Towles c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .100
Y. Bazardo p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    W. Wright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    D. Erstad ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .198
    D. Brocail p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Byrdak p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Johnson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .105
    C. Paronto p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Valverde p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 2 8 2 0 2 6 0 12  
 Batting
2B - M Tejada 2 (43, J Pineiro, T Miller); G Blum (14, J Pineiro).
SF - G Blum.
RBI - M Tejada (78), G Blum (48).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Blum 1, H Pence 1, J Keppinger 1.
GIDP - H Pence, J Keppinger.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Keppinger-M Tejada-L Berkman).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Pineiro (W, 15-11) 7.0 5 1 1 2 4 0 1.13 3.24  
T. Miller 0.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0.93 1.98  
T. Wellemeyer 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.76 5.81  
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
Y. Bazardo (L, 0-2) 3.2 6 6 6 2 2 0 2.08 9.55  
W. Wright 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 1.80 5.89  
D. Brocail 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.91 3.07  
T. Byrdak 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.24 3.29  
C. Paronto 1.0 4 2 2 0 0 1 3.46 18.69  
J. Valverde 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.08 2.16  
Pitches-strikes - T Miller 8-6; T Wellemeyer 21-16; J Pineiro 87-63; Y Bazardo 56-35; W Wright 25-15; D Brocail 10-8; T Byrdak 14-8; C Paronto 22-16; J Valverde 20-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Miller 0-0; T Wellemeyer 3-1; J Pineiro 14-5; Y Bazardo 7-3; W Wright 4-0; D Brocail 2-1; T Byrdak 1-2; C Paronto 3-4; J Valverde 2-3.
Batters faced - T Miller 3; T Wellemeyer 5; J Pineiro 27; Y Bazardo 18; W Wright 6; D Brocail 3; T Byrdak 5; C Paronto 7; J Valverde 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Timmons. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Rick Reed. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 22, 2009 11:59 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
Y. Molina Yadier Molina
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Houston
M. Tejada Miguel Tejada
3-4
1 RBI