St. Louis 8, Houston 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 7 0
St. Louis 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 8 12 0
WP: C. Carpenter (12-3)
LP: J.A. Happ (2-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: St. Louis
- M. Holliday singled to left, F. Lopez scored, A. Pujols to third
- A. Craig singled to shallow left, A. Pujols scored, M. Holliday to second
- Y. Molina singled to left, M. Holliday scored, A. Craig to second
- C. Carpenter singled to shallow center, A. Craig scored, Y. Molina to second
Top 2nd: Houston
- C. Johnson homered to deep center, B. Wallace scored
Bot 2nd: St. Louis
- A. Pujols homered to deep left, F. Lopez and C. Rasmus scored
Bot 8th: St. Louis
- F. Lopez singled to shallow center, B. Ryan scored, A. Miles to second
Top 9th: Houston
- J. Castro tripled to center, B. Wallace scored
- G. Blum singled to shallow center, J. Castro scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
M. Bourn cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .249
    J. Bourgeois ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239
A. Sanchez ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .301
H. Pence rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
C. Lee lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .243
J. Keppinger 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
B. Wallace 1b 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .308
C. Johnson 3b 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 .350
J. Castro c 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .202
J.A. Happ p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    N. Figueroa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    P. Feliz ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .223
    W. Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Michaels ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263
    B. Lyon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Chacin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    G. Blum ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257
 Totals 33 4 7 4 1 3 5 0 13  
 Batting
3B - J Castro (1, R Franklin).
HR - C Johnson (5, 2nd inning off C Carpenter 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Johnson 2 (28), J Castro (5), G Blum (16).
2-out RBI - J Castro, G Blum.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - M Bourn (9, 2nd base by C Carpenter/Y Molina).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
F. Lopez 3b 3 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 .268
C. Rasmus cf 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .276
A. Pujols 1b 5 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 .305
M. Holliday lf 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .298
A. Craig rf 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .209
    J. Jay rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .366
Y. Molina c 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .243
B. Ryan ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .223
C. Carpenter p 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .128
    K. McClellan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    R. Winn ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
    R. Franklin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Miles 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .297
 Totals 36 8 12 8 1 3 7 0 16  
 Batting
2B - A Pujols (24, J Happ); A Craig (2, W Lopez).
HR - A Pujols (27, 2nd inning off J Happ 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - F Lopez (30), A Pujols 3 (78), M Holliday (65), A Craig (8), Y Molina (39), C Carpenter (2).
2-out RBI - C Carpenter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pujols 1, A Miles 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J.A. Happ (L, 2-1) 1.0 6 7 7 3 1 1 1.79 4.03  
N. Figueroa 3.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.01 3.03  
W. Lopez 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.17 3.50  
B. Lyon 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.42 3.33  
G. Chacin 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 1.73 4.76  
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Carpenter (W, 12-3) 7.1 4 2 2 3 3 1 1.16 2.91  
K. McClellan 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.99 1.92  
R. Franklin 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 1.10 3.30  
HPB - M Bourn (by C Carpenter).
Pitches-strikes - J Happ 49-23; N Figueroa 42-28; W Lopez 23-18; B Lyon 12-8; G Chacin 19-13; C Carpenter 97-60; K McClellan 7-5; R Franklin 24-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Happ 3-3; N Figueroa 4-3; W Lopez 5-3; B Lyon 0-1; G Chacin 1-2; C Carpenter 10-9; K McClellan 1-0; R Franklin 0-2.
Batters faced - J Happ 12; N Figueroa 10; W Lopez 8; B Lyon 3; G Chacin 6; C Carpenter 29; K McClellan 2; R Franklin 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Mike Reilly. 2B--Bill Miller. 3B--Todd Tichenor.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 5, 2010 4:14 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Johnson Chris Johnson
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
A. Pujols Albert Pujols
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI