St. Louis 5, Houston 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(48-102)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 10 0
St. Louis 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 X 5 9 1
WP: J. Garcia (5-7) S: J. Motte (38)
LP: B. Norris (5-13)
(80-70)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- B. Laird walked, J. Altuve scored, M. Dominguez to third, J. Maxwell to second
Bot 1st: St. Louis
- A. Craig homered to deep left center, M. Carpenter and M. Holliday scored
Top 3rd: Houston
- J. Maxwell doubled to deep left center, B. Barnes scored
- B. Laird singled to shortstop, J. Maxwell scored
Bot 6th: St. Louis
- C. Beltran doubled to deep left center, D. Descalso and P. Kozma scored
Top 7th: Houston
- B. Barnes singled to left, S. Moore scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Altuve 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .291
B. Barnes cf 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .219
    B. Wallace ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .260
M. Dominguez 3b 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .311
    J. Schafer pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .211
J. Maxwell rf-lf 3 1 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 .235
J.D. Martinez lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 .242
    H. Ambriz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Castro c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .259
B. Laird 1b 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 .294
    W. Wright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Bogusevic rf-cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .205
C. Corporan c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .257
    J. Valdez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    X. Cedeno p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Gonzalez ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232
    T. Greene ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .225
    J. Lowrie ph-ss 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .252
B. Norris p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .106
    S. Moore 1b 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
    M. Downs ph-rf 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .203
 Totals 35 4 10 4 0 6 10 1 24  
 Batting
2B - B Barnes (3, J Garcia); J Maxwell (11, J Garcia).
S - C Corporan.
RBI - B Barnes (7), J Maxwell (49), B Laird 2 (4).
2-out RBI - B Laird 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Wallace 2, B Bogusevic 1, C Corporan 2.
GIDP - J Martinez, T Greene.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - J Schafer (27, 2nd base off J Motte/Y Molina).
CS - J Altuve (8, 2nd base by J Garcia/Y Molina).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Jay cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 .308
M. Carpenter rf-3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .297
M. Holliday lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .298
A. Craig 1b 4 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 .307
Y. Molina c 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .321
D. Freese 3b 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .295
    A. Chambers pr-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
D. Descalso 2b 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .221
P. Kozma ss 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .257
J. Garcia p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .235
    C. Beltran ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .268
    E. Mujica p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Boggs p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Rzepczynski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Salas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Schumaker ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .282
    J. Motte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 5 9 5 1 6 9 1 11  
 Batting
2B - A Craig (33, B Norris); C Beltran (26, W Wright).
HR - A Craig (22, 1st inning off B Norris 2 on, 1 Out).
S - D Descalso.
RBI - A Craig 3 (86), C Beltran 2 (89).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Jay 1, M Carpenter 2, P Kozma 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Jay (18, 2nd base off B Norris/C Corporan).
CS - J Jay (7, 2nd base by B Norris/C Corporan), A Craig (1, 2nd base by H Ambriz/C Corporan).
 
 Fielding
E - D Freese (16, field).
DP - 2 (P Kozma-D Descalso-A Craig, D Freese-D Descalso-A Craig).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Norris (L, 5-13) 5.1 6 5 5 5 7 1 1.44 5.05  
W. Wright 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.25 3.14  
H. Ambriz 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.14 3.86  
J. Valdez 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.80 2.16  
X. Cedeno 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.52 4.13  
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Garcia (W, 5-7) 6.0 6 3 3 2 5 0 1.42 4.25  
E. Mujica (H, 27) 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 1.07 3.25  
M. Boggs (H, 32) 0.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.09 2.38  
M. Rzepczynski 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.37 4.37  
F. Salas (H, 7) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.38 4.02  
J. Motte (S, 38) 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.95 2.94  
WP - J Valdez, J Garcia, E Mujica.
IBB - S Schumaker (by J Valdez).
Pitches-strikes - H Ambriz 16-9; W Wright 8-5; J Valdez 15-7; X Cedeno 4-3; B Norris 111-60; J Garcia 96-66; E Mujica 20-12; M Boggs 11-2; M Rzepczynski 8-4; F Salas 7-6; J Motte 17-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - H Ambriz 1-0; W Wright 1-1; J Valdez 0-0; X Cedeno 1-0; B Norris 3-7; J Garcia 11-1; E Mujica 4-0; M Boggs 0-0; M Rzepczynski 0-0; F Salas 0-0; J Motte 1-0.
Batters faced - H Ambriz 3; W Wright 3; J Valdez 4; X Cedeno 1; B Norris 26; J Garcia 26; E Mujica 6; M Boggs 3; M Rzepczynski 1; F Salas 2; J Motte 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Vanover. 1B--Dan Bellino. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, left to right.

Updated on Friday, Sep 21, 2012 3:13 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
B. Barnes Brandon Barnes
2-4
1 RBI
 St. Louis
A. Craig Allen Craig
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI