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Cubs fall one rally short
Cardinals 12, Cubs 9
Michael Barrett's homer in the third inning put the Cubs up by two runs. (James A. Finley/AP)
 Barrett's two-run homer
An unlikely rally in the ninth that came via Mark DeRosa's wind-aided bloop single that plated two runs and tied the game left Cubs players and fans alike feeling hopeful that this seesaw battle would, in the end, go their way. Albert Pujols nixed that in the 10th inning.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 22, 2007
STL
St. Louis (8-10)
Won 1
St. Louis 12, Chi Cubs 9   CHC
Chi Cubs (7-11)
Lost 1
April 22, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 3   12 17 0
Chi Cubs
2 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 0   9 16 0
Standings thru 4/22/07  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  Cubs Stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Miles, SS-2B6110023.258
Duncan, LF4212110.323
  Eckstein, SS1110000.239
Pujols, 1B6333010.229
Rolen, 3B6353010.268
Edmonds, CF5122113.212
Spiezio, RF4010014.182
  Franklin, P0000000.000
  b-Schumaker, PH-LF1000001.160
Kennedy, 2B3012212.204
  Isringhausen, P0000000.000
  Johnson, P0000000.000
  Springer, P0000000.000
Molina, C4000103.213
Wainwright, P3000010.250
  Flores, P0000000.000
  a-Wilson, PH-RF2120000.250
Totals451217125916 

a-Singled for Flores in the 8th. b-Popped out for Franklin in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kennedy (2, Miller), Spiezio (2, Eyre).
3B: Rolen (1, Howry).
HR: Edmonds (1, 2nd inning off Miller, 1 on, 0 out), Duncan (4, 5th inning off Miller, 1 on, 1 out), Rolen (2, 5th inning off Miller, 0 on, 2 out), Pujols (5, 10th inning off Dempster, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Miles; Duncan 4; Eckstein; Pujols 6; Rolen 10; Edmonds 5; Spiezio 2; Kennedy 2; Wilson 2.
RBI: Edmonds 2 (4), Kennedy 2 (4), Duncan 2 (7), Rolen 3 (10), Pujols 3 (12).
2-out RBI: Kennedy 2; Rolen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina 2; Kennedy 2; Spiezio.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kennedy (1, 2nd base by Cotts/Barrett).
PO: Kennedy (1st base by Cotts).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Theriot, 2B6130002.347
  Dempster, P0000000.000
Floyd, LF6010024.261
Lee, 1B5310123.348
Ramirez, 3B6223013.339
Barrett, C4232100.281
Jones, RF3022110.292
  Cotts, P0000000.000
  Howry, P0000000.000
  b-Murton, PH-CF1000001.278
Cedeno, SS-2B5000036.107
Pie, CF4010012.136
  c-Soriano, PH1010000.260
  1-Izturis, PR-SS0100000.182
Miller, P2010002.250
  Eyre, P0000000.000
  a-Ward, PH1000002.200
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  DeRosa, RF2012000.259
Totals46916931025 

a-Popped out for Eyre in the 5th. b-Lined out for Howry in the 9th. c-Doubled for Pie in the 9th.
1-Ran for Soriano in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Theriot 2 (2, Wainwright, Wainwright), Soriano (7, Isringhausen).
HR: Barrett (4, 3rd inning off Wainwright, 1 on, 1 out), Ramirez (3, 6th inning off Wainwright, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Theriot 5; Floyd; Lee; Ramirez 5; Barrett 6; Jones 2; Pie; Soriano 2; Miller; DeRosa.
RBI: Jones 2 (3), Barrett 2 (15), Ramirez 3 (12), DeRosa 2 (13).
2-out RBI: Jones 2; DeRosa 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cedeno; Miller; Ward.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (Theriot-Lee).
Pickoffs: Cotts (Kennedy at 1st base).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wainwright 5.112773725.04
Flores 1.20000100.00
Franklin 1.01000001.00
Isringhausen (BS, 1)(W, 1-0)1.03220103.38
Johnson (H, 1)0.10000000.00
Springer 0.20000104.26
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Miller 4.297703310.54
Eyre 0.110001013.50
Wuertz 1.21000200.00
Cotts 0.20003000.00
Howry 1.23222004.50
Dempster (L, 0-1)1.03330313.00

WP: Wainwright.
IBB: Kennedy (by Howry).
Pitches-strikes: Wainwright 106-71, Flores 14-10, Franklin 11-8, Isringhausen 25-18, Johnson 3-3, Springer 6-5, Miller 98-57, Eyre 8-5, Wuertz 15-13, Cotts 23-8, Howry 40-20, Dempster 18-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wainwright 2-7, Flores 1-3, Franklin 1-2, Isringhausen 1-1, Johnson 1-0, Springer 0-1, Miller 4-7, Eyre 0-0, Wuertz 1-2, Cotts 0-1, Howry 2-3, Dempster 0-0.
Batters faced: Wainwright 31, Flores 5, Franklin 4, Isringhausen 6, Johnson 1, Springer 2, Miller 23, Eyre 2, Wuertz 6, Cotts 4, Howry 9, Dempster 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Eyre 1-0, Cotts 1-0, Howry 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Larry Young. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 18 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:39.
Att: 40,193.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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