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Thursday, September 20, 2012:
Cardinals 5, Astros 4
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Altuve, 2B5120014.291
Barnes, B, CF4121011.219
d-Wallace, PH-1B1000013.260
Dominguez, 3B5030001.311
1-Schafer, J, PR0000000.211
Maxwell, RF-LF3111221.235
Martinez, J, LF4000027.242
Ambriz, P0000000.000
Castro, Ja, C1000011.259
Laird, 1B2012100.294
Wright, W, P0000000.000
Bogusevic, RF-CF1000111.205
Corporan, C3000015.257
Valdez, J, P0000000.000
Cedeno, X, P0000000.000
Gonzalez, M, SS2000000.232
a-Greene, PH-SS1000002.225
b-Lowrie, PH-SS0000100.252
Norris, B, P2000000.106
Moore, S, 1B1110000.243
c-Downs, PH-RF0000100.203
Totals35410461026.237
a-Grounded into a double play for Gonzalez, M in the 6th. b-Walked for Greene in the 8th. c-Walked for Moore, S in the 8th. d-Struck out for Barnes, B in the 8th.
1-Ran for Dominguez in the 9th.
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jay, CF4010103.308
Carpenter, M, RF-3B4110012.297
Holliday, LF4120020.298
Craig, 1B4123001.307
Molina, Y, C4000011.321
Freese, 3B3020110.295
1-Chambers, PR-RF0000000.244
Descalso, 2B1100211.221
Kozma, SS3100124.257
Garcia, J, P2000010.235
a-Beltran, PH1012000.270
Mujica, P0000000.000
Boggs, P0000000.000
Rzepczynski, P0000000.000
Salas, P0000000.000
b-Schumaker, PH0000100.282
Motte, P0000000.000
Totals305956912.272
a-Doubled for Garcia, J in the 6th. b-Intentionally walked for Salas in the 8th.
1-Ran for Freese in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Barnes, B (3, Garcia, J), Maxwell (11, Garcia, J).
TB: Laird; Dominguez 3; Moore, S; Barnes, B 3; Altuve 2; Maxwell 2.
RBI: Laird 2 (4), Maxwell (49), Barnes, B (7).
2-out RBI: Laird 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Corporan 2; Wallace 2; Bogusevic.
SAC: Corporan.
GIDP: Greene, Martinez, J.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Schafer, J (27, 2nd base off Motte/Molina, Y).
CS: Altuve (8, 2nd base by Garcia, J/Molina, Y).
PO: Altuve (1st base by Molina, Y).

BATTING
2B: Craig (33, Norris, B), Beltran (26, Wright, W).
HR: Craig (22, 1st inning off Norris, B, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Craig 6; Jay; Beltran 2; Carpenter, M; Holliday 2; Freese 2.
RBI: Craig 3 (86), Beltran 2 (89).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Carpenter, M 2; Kozma 2; Jay.
SAC: Descalso.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jay (18, 2nd base off Norris, B/Corporan).
CS: Jay (7, 2nd base by Norris, B/Corporan), Craig (1, 2nd base by Ambriz/Corporan).

FIELDING
E: Freese (16, fielding).
DP: 2 (Kozma-Descalso-Craig, Freese-Descalso-Craig).
Pickoffs: Molina, Y (Altuve at 1st base).

HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Norris, B(L, 5-13)5.16555715.05
Wright, W0.21000003.14
Ambriz1.01000103.86
Valdez, J0.21001102.16
Cedeno, X0.10000004.13
Totals8.09556914.68
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garcia, J(W, 5-7)6.06332504.25
Mujica(H, 27)1.03111003.25
Boggs(H, 32)0.10002002.38
Rzepczynski0.00001004.37
Salas(H, 7)0.20000204.02
Motte(S, 38)1.01000302.94
Totals9.0104461003.80
Rzepczynski pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Valdez, J, Garcia, J, Mujica.
IBB: Schumaker (by Valdez, J).
Pitches-strikes: Norris, B 111-60, Wright, W 8-5, Ambriz 16-9, Valdez, J 15-7, Cedeno, X 4-3, Garcia, J 96-66, Mujica 20-12, Boggs 11-2, Rzepczynski 8-4, Salas 7-6, Motte 17-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Norris, B 1-6, Wright, W 1-0, Ambriz 1-0, Valdez, J 1-0, Cedeno, X 1-0, Garcia, J 9-2, Mujica 2-0, Boggs 1-0, Rzepczynski 0-0, Salas 0-0, Motte 0-0.
Batters faced: Norris, B 26, Wright, W 3, Ambriz 3, Valdez, J 4, Cedeno, X 1, Garcia, J 26, Mujica 6, Boggs 3, Rzepczynski 1, Salas 2, Motte 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Wright, W 2-2, Cedeno, X 2-0, Rzepczynski 2-0, Salas 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Dan Bellino. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 3:27.
Att: 34,788.
Venue: Busch Stadium.
September 20, 2012
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media