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Rox come up short
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Cardinals 6, Rockies 5
Ubaldo Jimenez struck out four and walked three on Monday night. (AP)
The Rockies fought tough all night, but couldn't get over the top against the Cards, falling when Albert Pujols scored from second on a groundout in the ninth. Brad Hawpe hit his third homer of the season, while Brian Fuentes took the loss.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (21-12)
Won 2
St. Louis 6, Colorado 5   COL
Colorado (12-20)
Lost 1
May 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 1   6 11 2
Colorado
1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0   5 13 1
Standings thru 5/5/08  |  Recap: STL | COL  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Rockies stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, RF-LF4110103.297
Kennedy, 2B5021001.333
Pujols, 1B4111111.355
Ankiel, CF4111123.272
Glaus, 3B2000202.228
  1-Ryan, PR-3B1100010.321
Duncan, LF4000023.257
  Flores, P0000000.000
  Isringhausen, P0000000.000
Molina, C4130000.296
Pineiro, P2012011.091
  Villone, P0000000.000
  a-Wainwright, PH1000010.300
  Parisi, P0000000.000
  b-Ludwick, PH-RF1011000.316
Miles, SS4110003.308
  Izturis, SS0000000.231
Totals3661165817 

a-Struck out for Villone in the 6th. b-Doubled for Parisi in the 8th.
1-Ran for Glaus in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Pineiro (1, Jimenez), Schumaker (8, Herges), Ludwick (9, Buchholz), Pujols (9, Fuentes).
3B: Kennedy (1, Jimenez).
TB: Schumaker 2; Kennedy 4; Pujols 2; Ankiel; Molina 3; Pineiro 2; Ludwick 2; Miles.
RBI: Kennedy (12), Pineiro 2 (2), Pujols (24), Ludwick (16), Ankiel (17).
2-out RBI: Pineiro 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ankiel 2; Miles; Schumaker.
GIDP: Duncan.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Duncan 2 (2, fielding, fielding).
Outfield assists: Duncan (Helton at 2nd base).
DP: (Ryan-Kennedy-Pujols).

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, CF4000001.308
  b-Torrealba, PH-C1000012.235
Quintanilla, SS5010012.250
Holliday, LF3110201.306
Helton, 1B4021102.279
  2-Barmes, PR0000000.280
Atkins, 3B5120003.319
Hawpe, RF4222012.269
Iannetta, C4030000.349
  1-Taveras, PR-CF0100000.253
Herrera, J, 2B4010012.300
Jimenez, P2000012.000
  Herges, P1000010.000
  Buchholz, P0000000.000
  a-Spilborghs, PH1011000.306
  Fuentes, P0000000.000
Totals3851343617 

a-Singled for Buchholz in the 8th. b-Struck out for Podsednik in the 8th.
1-Ran for Iannetta in the 8th. 2-Ran for Helton in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Holliday (10, Pineiro), Iannetta (5, Pineiro), Atkins (9, Pineiro).
HR: Hawpe (3, 2nd inning off Pineiro, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Quintanilla; Holliday 2; Helton 2; Atkins 3; Hawpe 5; Iannetta 4; Herrera, J; Spilborghs.
RBI: Helton (11), Hawpe 2 (14), Spilborghs (11).
2-out RBI: Helton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jimenez; Podsednik; Hawpe; Atkins; Quintanilla 2.
GIDP: Atkins.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Herrera, J (1, 2nd base off Flores/Molina), Spilborghs (2, 2nd base off Flores/Molina), Taveras (14, 3rd base off Flores/Molina).

FIELDING
E: Hawpe (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Hawpe (Kennedy at 2nd base).
DP: (Herrera, J-Quintanilla-Helton).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pineiro 3.08430114.33
Villone 2.01001200.63
Parisi 2.01001100.00
Flores (BS, 2)(W, 1-0)1.03110201.08
Isringhausen (S, 11)1.00001006.14
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jimenez 5.07433405.82
Herges 2.01001301.77
Buchholz 1.02111001.93
Fuentes (L, 0-2)1.01110102.40

Pineiro pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.

IBB: Pujols (by Herges).
Pitches-strikes: Pineiro 53-37, Villone 37-20, Parisi 30-15, Flores 31-17, Isringhausen 11-5, Jimenez 81-51, Herges 32-20, Buchholz 17-8, Fuentes 15-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pineiro 2-5, Villone 1-3, Parisi 4-1, Flores 1-0, Isringhausen 3-0, Jimenez 8-2, Herges 0-3, Buchholz 2-1, Fuentes 2-0.
Batters faced: Pineiro 16, Villone 8, Parisi 8, Flores 6, Isringhausen 3, Jimenez 23, Herges 8, Buchholz 6, Fuentes 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Villone 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 69 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 3:16.
Att: 28,183.

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