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Giants 7, Cardinals 4
Joel Pineiro allowed six runs on 10 hits in 3 2/3 innings. (Ben Margot/AP)
Joel Pineiro got through three innings with little trouble in his first start of the year, but in the fourth, a final out eluded him. He gave up five runs on seven hits in that frame, and though the Cardinals threatened several times, they couldn't completely close the gap in dropping the finale of a seven-game road trip.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (9-4)
Lost 1
San Francisco 7, St. Louis 4   SF
San Francisco (5-8)
Won 1
April 13, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0   4 12 0
San Francisco
0 1 0 5 0 0 1 0 X   7 12 0
Standings thru 4/13/08  |  Recap: STL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Giants stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, LF4110115.250
  McClellan, P0000000.000
  Flores, P0000000.000
Miles, SS4010012.222
Ankiel, CF5121011.286
Ludwick, RF5122033.343
Duncan, 1B-LF5020032.308
Washington, 3B-2B4100115.200
Molina, C4021001.289
Pineiro, P2000021.000
  Thompson, P0000000.333
  a-Barton, PH1010000.421
  Villone, P0000000.000
  b-Glaus, PH-3B0000100.222
Kennedy, 2B3010020.226
  c-Pujols, PH-1B0000100.390
Totals37412441420 

a-Singled for Thompson in the 7th. b-Walked for Villone in the 8th. c-Intentionally walked for Kennedy in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Schumaker (3, Lincecum), Ankiel (4, Lincecum), Duncan (2, Lincecum), Molina (2, Valdez).
HR: Ludwick (3, 8th inning off Taschner, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Schumaker 2; Miles; Ankiel 3; Ludwick 5; Duncan 3; Molina 3; Barton; Kennedy.
RBI: Ankiel (11), Ludwick 2 (10), Molina (6).
2-out RBI: Ankiel; Ludwick; Molina.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ludwick; Washington 2; Molina; Miles; Schumaker 2.
S: Miles.
GIDP: Schumaker.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Schumaker (1, 2nd base off Lincecum/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Kennedy-Miles-Duncan, Miles-Duncan).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF4120101.333
Velez, 2B5012003.211
Winn, CF3110101.256
Molina, C4120002.298
Castillo, 3B3110103.271
Bowker, RF3124001.667
Aurilia, 1B3000102.231
  Valdez, P0000000.000
  Walker, P0000000.000
  Wilson, P0000000.000
Bocock, SS4110002.200
Lincecum, P2111000.500
  a-Davis, PH1000010.071
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Ortmeier, 1B1010000.211
Totals3371274115 

a-Struck out for Lincecum in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Castillo (8, Pineiro), Bocock (1, Pineiro), Lewis (6, Pineiro).
HR: Bowker (2, 4th inning off Pineiro, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Lewis 3; Velez; Winn; Molina 2; Castillo 2; Bowker 5; Bocock 2; Lincecum; Ortmeier.
RBI: Bowker 4 (7), Lincecum (1), Velez 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Lincecum; Velez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Winn; Molina; Aurilia.
SF: Bowker.
GIDP: Bowker; Velez.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Velez-Bocock-Aurilia).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pineiro (L, 0-1)3.2106600114.73
Thompson 2.10003102.08
Villone 1.01111003.38
McClellan 0.11000004.26
Flores 0.20000000.00
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lincecum (W, 2-0)6.062211102.25
Taschner 1.23221114.26
Valdez 0.01002001.42
Walker (H, 3)0.10000004.76
Wilson (S, 3)1.02000205.06

Valdez pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

WP: Valdez.
IBB: Pujols (by Valdez).
Pitches-strikes: Pineiro 68-52, Thompson 33-16, Villone 17-8, McClellan 6-4, Flores 6-4, Lincecum 110-78, Taschner 30-15, Valdez 10-2, Walker 3-3, Wilson 23-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pineiro 4-7, Thompson 5-1, Villone 1-2, McClellan 1-0, Flores 1-1, Lincecum 3-4, Taschner 3-1, Valdez 0-0, Walker 1-0, Wilson 0-1.
Batters faced: Pineiro 21, Thompson 8, Villone 5, McClellan 2, Flores 2, Lincecum 25, Taschner 8, Valdez 3, Walker 1, Wilson 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Thompson 2-0, Flores 1-0, Valdez 1-1, Walker 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Todd Tichenor. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 68 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:07.
Att: 37,195.

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