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Rockies rally late
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Rockies 2, Cardinals 1
Kip Wells threw 39 of his 74 pitches for strikes Tuesday. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Rookie second baseman Jayson Nix drew a walk with the bases loaded in the eighth to cap a two-run rally and lead the Rockies past the Cardinals in the opener. Starter Kip Wells limited St. Louis to just one run in 5 1/3 innings in his Rockies debut.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (1-0)
Won 1
Colorado 2, St. Louis 1   STL
St. Louis (0-1)
Lost 1
April 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   2 6 0
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 6 1
Standings thru 4/1/08  |  Recap: COL | STL  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Cardinals stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Taveras, W, CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Tulowitzki, SS 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 .750
Helton, 1B 4 1 2 0 1 0 3 .500
Holliday, LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .000
  Corpas, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Atkins, G, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Hawpe, RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000
Torrealba, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .250
Nix, J, 2B 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 .000
Wells, K, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
  Bowie, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Spilborghs, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  Buchholz, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Baker, Je, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
  Fuentes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Podsednik, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 2 6 1 6 9 23  

a-Struck out for Bowie in the 7th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Buchholz, T in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Tulowitzki (1, Lohse), Helton (1, Franklin).
TB: Tulowitzki 4; Torrealba; Helton 3.
RBI: Nix, J (1).
2-out RBI: Nix, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Atkins, G; Holliday; Helton; Baker, Je 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-8.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Tulowitzki-Nix, J-Helton, Torrealba-Nix, J, Nix, J-Tulowitzki-Helton).

 
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Duncan, LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .333
Pujols, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250
Ankiel, CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Glaus, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Molina, Y, C 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .250
Kennedy, A, 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .667
Lohse, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Washington, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  McClellan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Springer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Barton, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
  Franklin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Flores, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Isringhausen, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Izturis, C, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
Totals 29 1 6 1 3 4 9  

a-Grounded out for Lohse in the 5th. b-Singled for Springer in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Molina, Y (1, 5th inning off Wells, K, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Molina, Y 4; Barton; Duncan; Pujols; Kennedy, A 2.
RBI: Molina, Y (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schumaker; Izturis, C.
SAC: Lohse.
GIDP: Duncan, Ankiel.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Duncan (1, 2nd base by Wells, K/Torrealba).

FIELDING
E: Glaus (1, throw).
PB: Molina, Y (1).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wells, K 5.1 4 1 1 3 3 1 1.69
Bowie 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Buchholz, T (W, 1-0) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Fuentes (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Corpas (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lohse 5.0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0.00
McClellan (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Springer (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Franklin (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 -
Flores, R 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
Isringhausen 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00

Franklin pitched to 4 batters in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Wells, K 74-39, Bowie 4-2, Buchholz, T 13-8, Fuentes 7-5, Corpas 11-7, Lohse 74-42, McClellan 18-12, Springer 11-9, Franklin 17-9, Flores, R 18-10, Isringhausen 17-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wells, K 7-3, Bowie 1-0, Buchholz, T 1-1, Fuentes 2-0, Corpas 1-2, Lohse 6-3, McClellan 1-1, Springer 0-1, Franklin 1-0, Flores, R 1-0, Isringhausen 1-0.
Batters faced: Wells, K 21, Bowie 1, Buchholz, T 5, Fuentes 3, Corpas 3, Lohse 21, McClellan 3, Springer 4, Franklin 4, Flores, R 4, Isringhausen 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Bowie 2-0, Flores, R 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 45 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 45,996.
Venue: Busch Stadium.
April 1, 2008
April 1, 2008

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