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Cubs 6, Cardinals 2
Troy Glaus reacts to striking out in the first inning. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
The Cards lost a game and their ace to an injury, as Chris Carpenter exited his start with a right triceps strain in the sixth. Five Cubs runs scored in the frame, and the Redbirds couldn't recover, falling seven games back of the NL Central leaders.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (65-55)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 6, St. Louis 2   CHC
Chi Cubs (71-47)
Won 1
August 10, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   2 7 2
Chi Cubs
0 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 X   6 9 0
Standings thru 8/10/08  |  Recap: STL | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Cubs stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, CF5010001.300
Mather, LF3111110.248
Pujols, 1B3011102.350
Ludwick, RF4010013.306
Glaus, 3B3000122.269
Molina, C4010000.305
Kennedy, 2B3010012.273
  Thompson, P0000000.143
  a-Miles, PH1000000.315
  Garcia, Ja, P0000000.000
Carpenter, C, P2000013.000
  Villone, P0000000.000
  Lopez, 2B2000000.234
Izturis, SS4110011.249
Totals342723714 

a-Grounded out for Thompson in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Mather (5, Dempster), Pujols (28, Samardzija).
TB: Schumaker; Mather 2; Pujols 2; Ludwick; Molina; Kennedy; Izturis.
RBI: Mather (14), Pujols (75).
2-out RBI: Mather; Pujols.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Glaus; Izturis; Carpenter, C 2; Ludwick 2.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kennedy (7, 2nd base off Dempster/Soto), Izturis (15, 2nd base off Dempster/Soto).

FIELDING
E: Ludwick (2, missed catch), Kennedy (8, fielding).
Outfield assists: Schumaker (Cedeno at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Izturis-Kennedy-Pujols, Izturis-Pujols).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4120010.299
Fukudome, RF4000002.269
Lee, 1B4111000.291
Ramirez, A, 3B3220110.278
Edmonds, CF3000101.241
DeRosa, 2B2112002.276
Soto, C3120000.281
Cedeno, SS3012001.280
  Samardzija, P0000000.000
  Wood, P0000000.000
  Marmol, P0000000.000
Dempster, P2000020.167
  Theriot, SS1000000.314
Totals29695246 

BATTING
2B: Ramirez, A (30, Carpenter, C), Soriano (17, Carpenter, C), Cedeno (9, Thompson).
TB: Soriano 3; Lee; Ramirez, A 3; DeRosa; Soto 2; Cedeno 2.
RBI: DeRosa 2 (66), Lee (70), Cedeno 2 (24).
2-out RBI: Cedeno 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeRosa.
SF: DeRosa.
GIDP: Fukudome; Cedeno.
Team LOB: 2.

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carpenter, C (L, 0-1)5.16422201.88
Villone 0.00000005.26
Thompson 1.23220104.34
Garcia, Ja 1.00000103.27
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dempster (W, 13-5)6.26223602.92
Samardzija 0.11000101.54
Wood 1.00000002.89
Marmol 1.00000002.95

Villone pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Dempster 2, Samardzija.
Pitches-strikes: Carpenter, C 66-40, Villone 2-1, Thompson 17-12, Garcia, Ja 8-7, Dempster 113-73, Samardzija 8-4, Wood 11-7, Marmol 16-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Carpenter, C 10-4, Villone 0-0, Thompson 2-0, Garcia, Ja 1-1, Dempster 6-8, Samardzija 0-0, Wood 2-1, Marmol 1-2.
Batters faced: Carpenter, C 22, Villone 1, Thompson 6, Garcia, Ja 3, Dempster 29, Samardzija 2, Wood 3, Marmol 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Villone 2-1, Thompson 2-2, Samardzija 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Brian O'Nora. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 67 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:32.
Att: 41,268.
August 10, 2008

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