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Cardinals 11, Giants 1
Todd Wellemeyer gave up one run and struck out six batters. (Scott Rovak/Cardinals)
With Todd Wellemeyer shutting down the Giants over seven frames, the Cardinals didn't need anything more than Chris Duncan's tiebreaking homer in the third, but they piled on six more runs in the fourth, highlighted by Albert Pujols' three-run shot into the upper deck.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (6-11)
Lost 3
St. Louis 11, San Francisco 1   STL
St. Louis (12-5)
Won 1
April 18, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 0
St. Louis
1 0 2 6 0 0 0 2 X   11 13 0
Standings thru 4/18/08  |  Recap: SF | STL  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Cardinals stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF3011120.326
Velez, 2B4000012.235
Winn, RF3010010.245
  Ortmeier, RF1010000.261
Molina, C3010001.267
  Holm, C1000012.250
Bowker, 1B3000112.438
Rowand, CF2010000.275
  Threets, P0000000.000
  a-Durham, PH1000000.184
  Hennessey, P0000000.000
  b-Aurilia, PH1000001.191
Castillo, 3B3100103.230
Bocock, SS1000110.163
Cain, P1000001.200
  Davis, CF2000001.056
Totals291514713 

a-Flied out for Threets in the 7th. b-Popped out for Hennessey in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rowand (5, Wellemeyer), Winn (3, Wellemeyer).
TB: Lewis; Winn 2; Ortmeier; Molina; Rowand 2.
RBI: Lewis (2).
2-out RBI: Lewis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Velez; Castillo 2; Bowker; Holm.
S: Bocock.
GIDP: Castillo.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lewis (1, 2nd base off Wellemeyer/LaRue).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Castillo-Bowker, Velez-Bocock-Bowker).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, RF-CF4322101.321
Duncan, LF3322210.333
Pujols, 1B4124001.375
  d-Washington, PH-3B1000001.143
Ankiel, CF3110001.281
  a-Ludwick, PH-RF1110100.405
Glaus, 3B-1B4011113.220
Kennedy, 2B3011020.310
  b-Miles, PH-2B2011002.250
LaRue, C4110102.067
Wellemeyer, P2000114.000
  c-Barton, PH1000000.348
  Villone, P0000000.000
Izturis, SS3110101.213
Totals351113118516 

a-Walked for Ankiel in the 6th. b-Grounded into a double play for Kennedy in the 6th. c-Flied out for Wellemeyer in the 7th. d-Flied out for Pujols in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Duncan (3, Cain), Izturis (3, Cain), Ankiel (5, Cain), Kennedy (1, Threets).
HR: Duncan (2, 3rd inning off Cain, 1 on, 0 out), Pujols (4, 4th inning off Cain, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Schumaker 2; Duncan 6; Pujols 5; Ankiel 2; Ludwick; Glaus; Kennedy 2; Miles; LaRue; Izturis 2.
RBI: Pujols 4 (14), Duncan 2 (6), Schumaker 2 (5), Kennedy (5), Glaus (9), Miles (2).
2-out RBI: Schumaker 2; Pujols 3; Kennedy; Glaus; Miles.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Glaus; Wellemeyer 2; LaRue.
GIDP: Miles.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Kennedy-Pujols, Miles-Izturis-Glaus).

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain (L, 0-2)3.28993426.64
Threets 2.12004103.60
Hennessey 2.032210013.97
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wellemeyer (W, 2-0)7.04112603.24
Villone 2.01002101.93

IBB: LaRue (by Threets).
Pitches-strikes: Cain 80-48, Threets 49-20, Hennessey 39-20, Wellemeyer 107-72, Villone 30-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Cain 4-3, Threets 2-4, Hennessey 1-5, Wellemeyer 7-8, Villone 3-2.
Batters faced: Cain 22, Threets 11, Hennessey 10, Wellemeyer 26, Villone 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Threets 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Bruce Dreckman.
Weather: 53 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:50.
Att: 40,684.

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