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Boxscore > Milwaukee 8, St Louis 6
New, old lead Brewers to W
Scott Podsednik and Ben Grieve each homered and combined for seven RBIs on Monday, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to an Opening Day victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in front of 49,149 fans at sold-out Busch Stadium.
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Scott Podsednik had a home run and drove in four in Monday's win over the Cards. (Tom Gannam/AP)
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Hearkening back to 2003, the Cardinals hit the ball hard but didn't pitch well enough in an Opening Day loss to the Brewers. Matt Morris took the loss despite an offensive display that included 14 base runners and four extra-base hits.
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Milwaukee (1-0)
Won 1
Milwaukee 8, St Louis 6  
St Louis (0-1)
Lost 1
April 5, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 0 2 2 0 3 1 0 0   8 6 1
St. Louis
0 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 0   6 8 2
Standings through 4/5/04  |  Gameday  |  Brewers Stats  |  Cardinals Stats
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, CF5124011.400
Counsell, SS3000111.000
Spivey, 2B3110210.333
Jenkins, LF3001102.000
Overbay, 1B5000024.000
Helms, 3B2100210.000
Grieve, RF4123000.500
Clark, RF0000000.000
Moeller, C3210112.333
Sheets, P1100010.000
Burba, P0000000.000
a-Ginter, PH0100100.000
Ford, B, P0000000.000
b-Durrington, PH1000000.000
Vizcaino, P0000000.000
Kolb, P0000000.000
Totals308688810 

a-Walked for Burba in the 6th. b-Popped out for Ford, B in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Podsednik (1, Morris).
HR: Grieve (1, 4th inning off Morris, 1 on, 0 out), Podsednik (1, 6th inning off Morris, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Podsednik 6; Spivey; Grieve 5; Moeller.
RBI: Podsednik 4 (4), Jenkins (1), Grieve 3 (3).
2-out RBI: Podsednik 3, Grieve.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Overbay, Counsell, Moeller.
S: Sheets, Counsell.
SF: Jenkins.
GIDP: Overbay.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Sheets (1, pickoff).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Womack, 2B3110211.333
Lankford, LF5010016.200
Pujols, 1B4012112.250
Edmonds, CF5000016.000
Rolen, 3B4210100.250
Renteria, SS3000101.000
Sanders, RF4111011.250
Matheny, C3221002.667
Morris, P2012001.500
a-Anderson, PH1000011.000
King, P0000000.000
Lincoln, P0000000.000
b-Cedeno, PH1000011.000
Tavarez, P0000000.000
Totals356865722 

a-Struck out for Morris in the 6th. b-Struck out for Lincoln in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lankford (1, Sheets), Sanders (1, Sheets), Morris (1, Sheets), Pujols (1, Ford, B).
TB: Womack; Lankford 2; Pujols 2; Rolen; Sanders 2; Matheny 2; Morris 2.
RBI: Matheny (1), Sanders (1), Morris 2 (2), Pujols 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Matheny, Pujols 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Edmonds 5.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Womack 3 (3, 2nd base off Sheets/Moeller, 3rd base off Sheets/Moeller, 2nd base off Burba/Moeller).

FIELDING
E: Pujols (1, throw), Renteria (1, drop ball).
Outfield assists: Edmonds (Counsell at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Edmonds-Womack, Womack-Renteria-Pujols).

 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sheets 3.15433308.10
Burba (W, 1-0)1.20002100.00
Ford, B (H, 1)2.02220109.00
Vizcaino (H, 1)1.01000200.00
Kolb (S, 1)1.00000000.00
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Morris (L, 0-1)6.05755327.50
King 0.201120013.50
Lincoln 1.11001300.00
Tavarez 1.00000200.00

WP: Morris.
IBB: Pujols (by Burba).
HBP: Matheny (by Ford, B).
Pitches-strikes: Sheets 80-43, Burba 29-13, Ford, B 35-19, Vizcaino 16-12, Kolb 14-8, Morris 97-53, King 13-5, Lincoln 30-19, Tavarez 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sheets 2-5, Burba 0-4, Ford, B 1-4, Vizcaino 0-1, Kolb 2-1, Morris 6-9, King 2-0, Lincoln 0-1, Tavarez 1-0.
Batters faced: Sheets 18, Burba 7, Ford, B 9, Vizcaino 4, Kolb 3, Morris 29, King 3, Lincoln 6, Tavarez 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Burba 1-0, Lincoln 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 63 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:57.
Att: 49,149.

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