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Wednesday, April 9, 2008:
Cardinals 6, Astros 4
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, RF4230100.167
Duncan, LF4210103.231
Pujols, 1B4233101.379
Ankiel, CF5022012.314
Glaus, 3B4011103.250
Kennedy, A, 2B4000122.250
Isringhausen, P0000000.000
Molina, Y, C4010003.308
Looper, P3010000.250
McClellan, P0000000.000
a-Washington, PH1000002.250
Flores, R, P0000000.000
Franklin, P0000000.000
Izturis, C, SS0000000.174
Miles, SS-2B4000001.235
Totals3761265317.262
a-Flied out for McClellan in the 7th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF4011010.200
Pence, RF4110012.171
Berkman, 1B4121000.226
Lee, Ca, LF4011011.289
Tejada, M, SS4110001.270
Blum, 3B4000001.300
Loretta, 2B1001000.200
Borkowski, P0000000.000
a-Cruz, PH1000010.125
Villarreal, O, P0000000.000
b-Erstad, PH1000010.273
Towles, C2100110.227
Sampson, P1000000.000
Moehler, P0000000.000
Perez, T, 2B3000002.167
Totals33464167.216
a-Struck out for Borkowski in the 7th. b-Struck out for Villarreal, O in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Ankiel (3, Sampson), Looper (1, Sampson), Schumaker (1, Moehler).
HR: Pujols 2 (2, 7th inning off Borkowski, 0 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Villarreal, O, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Molina, Y; Duncan; Pujols 9; Glaus; Schumaker 4; Looper 2; Ankiel 3.
RBI: Pujols 3 (4), Glaus (6), Ankiel 2 (8).
2-out RBI: Ankiel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Glaus; Miles; Molina, Y 2; Washington.
GIDP: Duncan.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Flores, R (1, fielding).

BATTING
2B: Tejada, M (4, Looper), Pence (3, Looper), Berkman (4, Looper), Bourn (1, Flores, R).
TB: Tejada, M 2; Berkman 3; Lee, Ca; Bourn 2; Pence 2.
RBI: Loretta (3), Berkman (2), Lee, Ca (5), Bourn (2).
2-out RBI: Berkman; Lee, Ca; Bourn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee, Ca; Pence 2; Perez, T.
SF: Loretta.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Berkman (2, 2nd base off Looper/Molina, Y).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Lee, Ca (Pujols at 3rd base).
DP: (Berkman-Tejada, M-Berkman).

St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Looper(W, 2-0)5.25330403.09
McClellan(H, 4)0.10000006.23
Flores, R(H, 2)0.21101100.00
Franklin(H, 5)1.10000001.93
Isringhausen(S, 5)1.00000100.00
Totals9.06431602.48
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sampson(L, 0-1)4.06331104.22
Moehler1.021120010.80
Borkowski2.02112113.86
Villarreal, O2.02110114.50
Totals9.012665324.61
Game Scores: Looper , Sampson .
HBP: Towles (by Isringhausen).
Pitches-strikes: Looper 86-56, McClellan 3-2, Flores, R 28-18, Franklin 11-9, Isringhausen 20-12, Sampson 68-41, Moehler 18-8, Borkowski 51-32, Villarreal, O 26-16.
Groundouts-flyouts: Looper 7-5, McClellan 0-1, Flores, R 1-1, Franklin 3-1, Isringhausen 2-0, Sampson 8-2, Moehler 1-2, Borkowski 2-2, Villarreal, O 4-0.
Batters faced: Looper 22, McClellan 1, Flores, R 5, Franklin 4, Isringhausen 4, Sampson 18, Moehler 7, Borkowski 10, Villarreal, O 7.
Inherited runners-scored: McClellan 1-0, Franklin 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 72 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:07.
Att: 29,187.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
April 9, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media