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Tuesday, April 8, 2008:
Cardinals 5, Astros 3
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, RF5110000.050
Duncan, LF2211100.222
Pujols, 1B4110011.320
Ankiel, CF3110112.300
Glaus, 3B3012113.250
Kennedy, A, 2B2011201.313
Franklin, P0000000.000
Isringhausen, P0000000.000
LaRue, C3000113.000
Thompson, B, P0001000.333
a-Barton, PH1000000.417
Reyes, A, P1000010.000
Miles, 2B1000000.308
Izturis, C, SS4000002.174
Totals295656512.253
a-Flied out for Thompson, B in the 5th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF5000021.212
Pence, RF4010021.179
Berkman, 1B4110001.241
Lee, Ca, LF3100100.278
Tejada, M, SS3112010.273
Blum, 3B4020001.353
Loretta, 2B4010012.200
Towles, C3010100.238
Chacon, P2000014.000
Wright, W, P0000000.000
a-Cruz, PH1000000.143
Geary, P0000000.000
Villarreal, O, P0000000.000
b-Erstad, PH1000010.300
Totals343722810.225
a-Flied out for Wright, W in the 7th. b-Struck out for Villarreal, O in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Glaus (4, Geary).
3B: Schumaker (1, Chacon).
TB: Duncan; Pujols; Glaus 2; Schumaker 3; Kennedy, A; Ankiel.
RBI: Thompson, B (2), Duncan (1), Kennedy, A (2), Glaus 2 (5).
2-out RBI: Kennedy, A; Glaus 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis, C 2; LaRue.
SAC: Thompson, B.
SF: Duncan.
GIDP: LaRue.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

BATTING
2B: Berkman (4, Thompson, B), Tejada, M (3, Thompson, B), Blum (1, Franklin).
3B: Pence (1, Reyes, A).
TB: Blum 3; Loretta; Tejada, M 2; Berkman 2; Pence 3; Towles.
RBI: Tejada, M 2 (8).
2-out RBI: Tejada, M 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chacon 2; Berkman; Loretta.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Tejada, M-Loretta-Berkman).

St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Thompson, B4.05332502.53
Reyes, A(W, 1-0)3.01000103.86
Franklin(H, 4)1.01000002.70
Isringhausen(S, 4)1.00000200.00
Totals9.07332802.41
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chacon6.04334203.75
Wright, W1.00000205.40
Geary(L, 0-1)1.02222105.40
Villarreal, O1.00000004.50
Totals9.06556504.38
Game Scores: Thompson, B 43, Chacon 50.
WP: Thompson, B.
IBB: Kennedy, A (by Geary).
HBP: Tejada, M (by Thompson, B).
Pitches-strikes: Thompson, B 87-55, Reyes, A 38-26, Franklin 9-7, Isringhausen 11-8, Chacon 87-52, Wright, W 11-7, Geary 24-13, Villarreal, O 11-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Thompson, B 4-2, Reyes, A 3-3, Franklin 1-2, Isringhausen 0-1, Chacon 4-10, Wright, W 1-0, Geary 1-1, Villarreal, O 3-0.
Batters faced: Thompson, B 20, Reyes, A 10, Franklin 4, Isringhausen 3, Chacon 24, Wright, W 3, Geary 7, Villarreal, O 3.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 30,184.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
April 8, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media