55-48
6 - 3
42-60

Game Story

Once again, the Cardinals relied on Matt Adams' clutch bat. Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game skid. Adams doubled sharply in the first inning, a one-hopper that bounced past...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
StL 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 6 8 0
ChC 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 8 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: St. Louis
Matt Adams doubled to right, Matt Carpenter and Kolten Wong scored
STL 2 - CHC 0
Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
Anthony Rizzo grounded out to shortstop, Emilio Bonifacio scored
STL 2 - CHC 1
Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
Nate Schierholtz homered to deep right
STL 2 - CHC 2
Top 7th: St. Louis
Matt Carpenter reached on fielder's choice, Jon Jay scored
STL 3 - CHC 2
Matt Adams tripled to right center, Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday scored
STL 5 - CHC 2
A.J. Pierzynski singled to shallow right, Matt Adams scored, Jhonny Peralta to second
STL 6 - CHC 2
Bottom 8th: Chi Cubs
Ryan Sweeney homered to deep left
STL 6 - CHC 3

Pitching Details

Batting

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt Carpenter3B 4 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 .279
Kolten Wong2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 .250
Matt HollidayLF 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .266
Matt Adams1B 5 1 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 .320
Jhonny PeraltaSS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .254
A.J. PierzynskiC 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .750
Oscar TaverasRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .205
Jon JayCF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .292
Shelby MillerP 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .156
Randy ChoateP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mark EllisPH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185
Sam FreemanP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Allen CraigPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Pat NeshekP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Trevor RosenthalP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 6 8 6 0 3 11 2 9
Batting
2B - M Adams (23, J Arrieta)
3B - M Adams (4, J Russell)
S - M Ellis
RBI - M Carpenter (37), M Adams 4 (47), A Pierzynski (1)
2-out RBI - M Adams 2, A Pierzynski
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Carpenter 1, M Holliday 1, O Taveras 1, J Jay 1
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - K Wong (14, 2nd base off J Arrieta/W Castillo), J Jay (6, 3rd base off J Russell/W Castillo)
Fielding
DP - 1 (M Carpenter-K Wong-M Adams)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio Bonifacio2B 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .272
Arismendy AlcántaraCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .255
Anthony Rizzo1B 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 .282
Starlin CastroSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Luis Valbuena3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .245
Chris CoghlanLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272
Blake ParkerP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Justin RuggianoPH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293
Travis WoodPR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Welington CastilloC 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .241
Ryan SweeneyRF 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .224
Jake ArrietaP 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .136
Nate SchierholtzPH 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .201
James RussellP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brian SchlitterP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Junior LakeLF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
Totals 34 3 8 3 2 0 6 1 6
Batting
2B - E Bonifacio (12, S Miller); J Ruggiano (12, T Rosenthal)
HR - R Sweeney (3, 8th inning off P Neshek 0 on, 0 Out), N Schierholtz (6, 6th inning off S Miller 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - A Rizzo (56), R Sweeney (16), N Schierholtz (32)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rizzo 1, W Castillo 1
GIDP - L Valbuena
Team LOB - 4
Running
SB - E Bonifacio (14, 2nd base off S Miller/A Pierzynski)
Fielding
E - E Bonifacio (5, throw)

Pitching

St. Louis

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Shelby Miller 5.2 3 2 2 0 3 1 1.44 4.20
Randy Choate(W, 2-2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.07 4.62
Sam Freeman 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.22 2.11
Pat Neshek 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0.64 0.85
Trevor Rosenthal(SV, 31) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.36 3.40

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jake Arrieta 6.0 5 2 2 1 6 0 1.01 2.18
James Russell(L, 0-2) 0.2 2 4 4 1 1 0 1.23 3.77
Brian Schlitter 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.16 3.89
Blake Parker 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1.43 7.04
Pitching
WP - J Arrieta, J Russell
Pitches-strikes - S Miller 87-56; R Choate 4-3; S Freeman 14-8; P Neshek 9-8; T Rosenthal 16-14; B Parker 28-19; J Arrieta 109-68; J Russell 28-18; B Schlitter 15-6
Ground balls-fly balls - S Miller 8-6; R Choate 0-0; S Freeman 2-1; P Neshek 2-2; T Rosenthal 2-0; B Parker 0-2; J Arrieta 10-4; J Russell 1-0; B Schlitter 1-1
Batters faced - S Miller 20; R Choate 1; S Freeman 4; P Neshek 5; T Rosenthal 4; B Parker 6; J Arrieta 25; J Russell 6; B Schlitter 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:20.
Umpires: HP--Mark Wegner. 1B--Mike Winters. 2B--Andy Fletcher. 3B--Mike Muchlinski.
Weather: 78 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 41,927.