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Cardinals 8, Giants 2
Kyle Lohse gave up two runs in 5 1/3 innings. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
After throwing out two runners at the plate to end the fourth, the Cardinals took advantage of a fielding error that allowed Albert Pujols to come to the plate in the fifth. The slugger launched a three-run homer, giving him four runs driven in, which was all St. Louis would need.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (8-3)
Won 1
St. Louis 8, San Francisco 2   SF
San Francisco (4-7)
Lost 1
April 11, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 1 0 3 0 1 2 1   8 13 0
San Francisco
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 10 3
Standings thru 4/11/08  |  Recap: STL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Giants stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, CF5430000.273
Barton, LF5022004.412
Pujols, 1B5124014.378
Glaus, 3B5011013.250
Ludwick, RF4121100.321
Molina, C5010004.265
Miles, 2B5010011.217
Lohse, P3000001.000
  McClellan, P0000000.000
  a-Ankiel, PH1000000.275
  Franklin, P0000000.000
  b-LaRue, PH1000011.000
  Jimenez, K, P0000000.000
Izturis, SS3210100.241
Totals4281382418 

a-Grounded out for McClellan in the 8th. b-Struck out for Franklin in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pujols (3, Zito), Barton (2, Yabu).
HR: Pujols (3, 5th inning off Zito, 2 on, 2 out), Ludwick (1, 9th inning off Threets, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Schumaker 3; Barton 3; Pujols 6; Glaus; Ludwick 5; Molina; Miles; Izturis.
RBI: Pujols 4 (8), Glaus (8), Barton 2 (2), Ludwick (6).
2-out RBI: Pujols 4; Barton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Glaus; Molina 2; Pujols.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Schumaker (Aurilia at home), Barton (Holm at home).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF5020010.240
Davis, CF4000112.091
Winn, RF4110012.286
Durham, 2B3010102.214
Castillo, 3B4110003.268
Aurilia, 1B4011012.229
Holm, C3010012.286
Bocock, SS4021001.219
Zito, P2010000.250
  a-Timpner, PH1000012.000
  Yabu, P0000000.000
  Threets, P0000000.000
  b-Velez, PH1000000.241
Totals3521022616 

a-Struck out for Zito in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Threets in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lewis 2 (3, Lohse, Lohse), Holm (1, Franklin).
TB: Lewis 4; Winn; Durham; Castillo; Aurilia; Holm 2; Bocock 2; Zito.
RBI: Aurilia (3), Bocock (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis; Durham 2; Timpner; Bocock.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis (3, 2nd base off McClellan/Molina).

FIELDING
E: Durham (1, fielding), Castillo (3, fielding), Lewis (1, fielding).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lohse (W, 2-0)5.18221201.04
McClellan (H, 5)1.21001204.50
Franklin 1.01000101.59
Jimenez, K 1.00000104.50
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zito (L, 0-3)6.07411214.50
Yabu 2.04311104.91
Threets 1.02110113.18

HBP: Holm (by Lohse).
Pitches-strikes: Lohse 85-53, McClellan 28-19, Franklin 19-12, Jimenez, K 8-7, Zito 98-67, Yabu 42-28, Threets 16-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lohse 8-4, McClellan 2-1, Franklin 1-1, Jimenez, K 2-0, Zito 6-10, Yabu 2-3, Threets 1-1.
Batters faced: Lohse 24, McClellan 7, Franklin 4, Jimenez, K 3, Zito 27, Yabu 12, Threets 5.
Inherited runners-scored: McClellan 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Todd Tichenor.
Weather: 74 degrees, clear.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:54.
Att: 33,954.

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