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Cards stunned in 10
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Pirates 12, Cardinals 11
Todd Wellemeyer allowed four runs in 6 1/3 innings on Saturday. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
A couple of days after lamenting about his team's lack of offense, manager Tony La Russa watched his club erupt for 22 hits, but it still wasn't enough to beat back a furious comeback by the Pirates, who scored eight times in the final three frames against the Cardinals bullpen.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (52-43)
Lost 1
Pittsburgh 12, St. Louis 11   PIT
Pittsburgh (44-49)
Won 1
July 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 1   11 22 0
Pittsburgh
2 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 4 2   12 13 0
Standings thru 7/12/08  |  Recap: STL | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Pirates stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Miles, SS-2B5320101.311
Ludwick, LF5234101.287
Pujols, 1B5131012.355
Ankiel, CF5221013.271
  Schumaker, CF1000001.292
Glaus, 3B4242200.271
Duncan, RF5020015.246
  Franklin, P0000000.000
  Villone, P0000000.000
  Isringhausen, P0000000.000
  McClellan, P1000010.000
  Perez, C, P0000000.000
Molina, C6141002.313
Wellemeyer, P3000016.133
  Springer, P0000000.000
  b-Mather, PH-RF2011010.227
Kennedy, 2B3011003.276
  a-Izturis, PH-SS2000001.242
Totals471122114625 

a-Grounded out for Kennedy in the 7th. b-Doubled for Springer in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ankiel 2 (18, Herrera, Beam), Pujols 2 (20, Herrera, Beam), Molina (12, Beam), Miles (9, Burnett), Mather (2, Yates).
3B: Ludwick (3, Herrera).
HR: Ludwick (20, 4th inning off Herrera, 1 on, 1 out), Glaus (14, 10th inning off Bautista, D, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Miles 3; Ludwick 8; Pujols 5; Ankiel 4; Glaus 7; Duncan 2; Molina 5; Mather 2; Kennedy.
RBI: Ludwick 4 (64), Pujols (50), Molina (31), Kennedy (22), Ankiel (50), Glaus 2 (57), Mather (4).
2-out RBI: Molina; Mather.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wellemeyer 2; Duncan; Ankiel; Izturis.
S: Wellemeyer.
SF: Pujols.
GIDP: Kennedy; Molina.
Team LOB: 12.

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF4213110.284
Rivas, L, 2B4220001.252
Doumit, C-1B5010003.324
Bay, LF5225011.289
Nady, RF5010001.317
  Bautista, D, P0000000.200
LaRoche, 1B4221011.251
  Chavez, R, C1110000.239
Mientkiewicz, 3B1000000.265
  Bautista, J, 3B4011011.260
Herrera, P1000000.000
  Osoria, P0000000.400
  a-Sanchez, F, PH1000010.224
  Beam, P0000000.000
  Burnett, P0000000.000
  b-Gomez, PH1000011.307
  Yates, P0000000.000
  Marte, P0000000.000
  c-Michaels, PH-RF1212100.234
Wilson, Ja, SS4110001.299
Totals411213122610 

a-Struck out for Osoria in the 5th. b-Struck out for Burnett in the 7th. c-Walked for Marte in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: LaRoche (18, Wellemeyer).
HR: Bay 2 (19, 1st inning off Wellemeyer, 1 on, 2 out; 8th inning off Franklin, 1 on, 2 out), LaRoche (11, 4th inning off Wellemeyer, 0 on, 2 out), McLouth (19, 9th inning off Isringhausen, 2 on, 1 out), Michaels (4, 10th inning off Perez, C, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: McLouth 4; Rivas, L 2; Doumit; Bay 8; Nady; LaRoche 6; Chavez, R; Bautista, J; Michaels 4; Wilson, Ja.
RBI: Bay 5 (51), LaRoche (43), Bautista, J (40), McLouth 3 (65), Michaels 2 (34).
2-out RBI: Bay 4; LaRoche.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: McLouth (Glaus at 1st base).
DP: 3 (Herrera-Doumit-LaRoche, McLouth-LaRoche, Wilson, Ja-Rivas, L-LaRoche).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wellemeyer 6.14441224.04
Springer 0.20000102.20
Franklin 0.23220113.51
Villone 0.10000104.98
Isringhausen 0.12331115.97
McClellan (BS, 4)0.23220003.06
Perez, C (BS, 2)(L, 2-1)0.11110014.18
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Herrera 4.1116644112.46
Osoria 0.20000005.94
Beam 1.04220007.50
Burnett 1.02110004.85
Yates 1.03110003.86
Marte 1.01000003.22
Bautista, D (W, 3-2)1.01110213.90

McClellan pitched to 1 batter in the 10th.

HBP: Rivas, L (by Wellemeyer).
Pitches-strikes: Wellemeyer 94-60, Springer 10-6, Franklin 17-13, Villone 5-3, Isringhausen 19-10, McClellan 19-13, Perez, C 5-3, Herrera 90-49, Osoria 10-7, Beam 22-13, Burnett 12-8, Yates 16-11, Marte 10-7, Bautista, D 20-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wellemeyer 6-11, Springer 0-1, Franklin 0-1, Villone 0-0, Isringhausen 0-0, McClellan 1-1, Perez, C 0-1, Herrera 4-5, Osoria 2-0, Beam 0-2, Burnett 3-0, Yates 2-1, Marte 2-1, Bautista, D 1-0.
Batters faced: Wellemeyer 25, Springer 2, Franklin 5, Villone 1, Isringhausen 4, McClellan 5, Perez, C 2, Herrera 27, Osoria 2, Beam 6, Burnett 5, Yates 5, Marte 4, Bautista, D 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Springer 1-0, Villone 1-0, Perez, C 1-1, Osoria 1-0.
EjectionsPittsburgh Pirates first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz ejected by 2B umpire Eric Cooper. (4th).
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Eric Cooper. 3B: Marty Foster.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:39.
Att: 29,387.

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