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 AdamsDFP
doubled to right,
Matt CarpenterDFP
and
Kolten WongDFP
scored
STL 2 - CHC 0
Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
Anthony RizzoDFP
grounded out to shortstop,
Emilio BonifacioDFP
scored
STL 2 - CHC 1
Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
Nate SchierholtzDFP
homered to deep right
STL 2 - CHC 2
Top 7th: St. Louis
Matt CarpenterDFP
reached on fielder's choice,
Jon JayDFP
scored
STL 3 - CHC 2
Matt AdamsDFP
tripled to right center,
Matt CarpenterDFP
and
Matt HollidayDFP
scored
STL 5 - CHC 2
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
singled to shallow right,
Matt AdamsDFP
scored,
Jhonny PeraltaDFP
to second
STL 6 - CHC 2
Bottom 8th: Chi Cubs
Ryan SweeneyDFP
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 CarpenterDFP
3B
4 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 .279
Kolten WongDFP
2B
5 1 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 .250
Matt HollidayDFP
LF
4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .266
Matt AdamsDFP
1B
5 1 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 .320
Jhonny PeraltaDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .254
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
C
4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .750
Oscar TaverasDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .205
Jon JayDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .292
Shelby MillerDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .156
Randy ChoateDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mark EllisDFP
PH
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185
Sam FreemanDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Allen CraigDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Pat NeshekDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Trevor RosenthalDFP
P
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 BonifacioDFP
2B
4 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .272
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .255
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 .282
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .245
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272
Blake ParkerDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Justin RuggianoDFP
PH
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293
Travis WoodDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Welington CastilloDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .241
Ryan SweeneyDFP
RF
3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .224
Jake ArrietaDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .136
Nate SchierholtzDFP
PH
1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .201
James RussellDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brian SchlitterDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Junior LakeDFP
LF
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 MillerDFP
5.2 3 2 2 0 3 1 1.44 4.20
Randy ChoateDFP
(W, 2-2)
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.07 4.62
Sam FreemanDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.22 2.11
Pat NeshekDFP
1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0.64 0.85
Trevor RosenthalDFP
(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 ArrietaDFP
6.0 5 2 2 1 6 0 1.01 2.18
James RussellDFP
(L, 0-2)
0.2 2 4 4 1 1 0 1.23 3.77
Brian SchlitterDFP
0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.16 3.89
Blake ParkerDFP
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.