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Cards grab first win
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Cardinals 8, Rockies 3
Todd Wellemeyer struck out six and walked three over five innings. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Rick Ankiel put all of his skills on display on Wednesday, collecting three hits, including his first homer, as the Cards picked up their first victory of the season. Todd Wellemeyer allowed one run over five innings for the win.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (1-1)
Lost 1
St. Louis 8, Colorado 3   STL
St. Louis (1-1)
Won 1
April 2, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0   3 9 1
St. Louis
0 1 0 1 2 0 0 4 X   8 11 1
Standings thru 4/2/08  |  Recap: COL | STL  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Cardinals stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Taveras, CF 5 0 1 1 0 2 2 .100
Tulowitzki, SS 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .375
Helton, 1B 4 0 1 0 1 2 3 .375
Holliday, LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .143
Atkins, G, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .143
Hawpe, RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .250
Torrealba, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250
Nix, J, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .167
Cook, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
  a-Podsednik, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
  Herges, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Bowie, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Vizcaino, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Buchholz, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Spilborghs, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Totals 35 3 9 3 4 9 15  

a-Singled for Cook in the 7th. b-Walked for Buchholz, T in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Torrealba (1, Wellemeyer), Helton (2, Wellemeyer), Hawpe (1, Franklin).
HR: Hawpe (1, 4th inning off Wellemeyer, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Taveras; Helton 2; Holliday; Atkins, G; Hawpe 6; Torrealba 2; Nix, J; Podsednik.
RBI: Hawpe 2 (2), Taveras (1).
2-out RBI: Taveras; Hawpe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Atkins, G 2; Cook; Tulowitzki; Torrealba; Helton.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Podsednik (1, 2nd base off McClellan/Molina, Y).
CS: Tulowitzki (1, 2nd base by Wellemeyer/Molina, Y).

FIELDING
E: Tulowitzki (1, throw).

 
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, LF 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 .000
Ludwick, RF 5 1 3 3 0 1 0 .600
Pujols, 1B 2 0 2 1 3 0 0 .500
Glaus, 3B 4 0 0 1 0 1 6 .000
Ankiel, CF 5 2 3 1 0 1 4 .375
Molina, Y, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
Kennedy, A, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .429
Wellemeyer, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  McClellan, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Franklin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Washington, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .500
  Springer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Izturis, C, SS 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .000
Totals 33 8 11 8 6 6 15  

a-Doubled for Franklin in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Washington (1, Vizcaino), Ludwick (1, Vizcaino).
3B: Ludwick (1, Cook).
HR: Ankiel (1, 4th inning off Cook, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ludwick 6; Pujols 2; Ankiel 6; Molina, Y; Kennedy, A; Washington 2.
RBI: Kennedy, A (1), Ankiel (1), Ludwick 3 (3), Glaus (1), Washington (1), Pujols (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis, C; Molina, Y; Ankiel 2.
SAC: Wellemeyer.
SF: Glaus.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Ankiel (1, fielding).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cook (L, 0-1) 6.0 6 4 4 3 3 1 6.00
Herges 0.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
Bowie 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Vizcaino 0.1 4 4 4 2 0 0 108.00
Buchholz, T 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wellemeyer (W, 1-0) 5.0 4 1 1 3 6 1 1.80
McClellan (H, 2) 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.00
Villone (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Franklin (H, 1) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 13.50
Springer 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00

WP: McClellan.
IBB: Pujols (by Cook).
Pitches-strikes: Cook 85-56, Herges 19-10, Bowie 5-4, Vizcaino 32-18, Buchholz, T 5-4, Wellemeyer 95-56, McClellan 24-14, Villone 4-3, Franklin 13-8, Springer 32-21.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cook 7-5, Herges 0-0, Bowie 0-0, Vizcaino 0-0, Buchholz, T 1-0, Wellemeyer 2-2, McClellan 5-0, Villone 0-0, Franklin 1-1, Springer 0-1.
Batters faced: Cook 27, Herges 4, Bowie 1, Vizcaino 7, Buchholz, T 2, Wellemeyer 21, McClellan 8, Villone 1, Franklin 4, Springer 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Bowie 2-0, Buchholz, T 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Marvin Hudson. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 51 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, R to L.
T: 3:12.
Att: 39,915.
April 2, 2008

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