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Cardinals 5, Royals 0
Luke Hochevar makes a backhanded throw to first in an attempt to get a runner out in the seventh. (AP)
Starter Luke Hochevar showed improvement over his past two outings, but the Kansas City bats did not, stretching their scoreless streak to 24 consecutive innings in falling to Kyle Lohse and the Cardinals in Game 2 of the I-70 series.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (21-22)
Lost 4
St. Louis 5, Kansas City 0   STL
St. Louis (26-17)
Won 5
May 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
St. Louis
2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 5/23/09  |  Recap: KC | STL  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  Cardinals stats
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Crisp, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
DeJesus, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .242
Butler, B, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .280
Guillen, J, RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .291
Teahen, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .271
Callaspo, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .315
Olivo, C 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .233
Aviles, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .183
  Mahay, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Hochevar, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  Bloomquist, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312
Totals 32 0 5 0 0 8 9  

BATTING
2B: Olivo 2 (3, Lohse, Lohse).
TB: Olivo 4; DeJesus; Guillen, J; Butler, B.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aviles; Hochevar; Teahen; Callaspo.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Guillen, J (Pujols at 3rd base).

 
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, 2B-RF 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 .297
Rasmus, C, CF 5 0 0 1 0 0 4 .232
Pujols, 1B 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 .331
Duncan, LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .258
Stavinoha, RF 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 .250
  Ryan, 2B 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .241
Molina, Y, C 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 .285
Barden, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .276
Lohse, P 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250
  Perez, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Greene, SS 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .263
Totals 29 5 9 5 5 1 14  

BATTING
2B: Stavinoha (1, Hochevar), Ryan (4, Mahay).
HR: Schumaker (3, 3rd inning off Hochevar, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Molina, Y 2; Pujols; Stavinoha 2; Ryan 2; Schumaker 5; Duncan; Lohse.
RBI: Stavinoha 2 (5), Schumaker (13), Rasmus, C (17), Greene (4).
2-out RBI: Stavinoha 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, Y; Greene; Duncan; Rasmus, C 2.
SAC: Lohse; Greene; Molina, Y.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pujols (7, 2nd base off Hochevar/Olivo), Molina, Y (2, 2nd base off Hochevar/Olivo).

 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hochevar (L, 0-2) 6.1 7 4 4 2 1 1 10.80
Mahay 1.2 2 1 1 3 0 0 3.45
 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lohse (W, 4-3) 8.0 4 0 0 0 6 0 3.98
Perez, C 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.77

IBB: Pujols (by Mahay).
HBP: Guillen, J (by Lohse), Lohse (by Mahay).
Pitches-strikes: Hochevar 92-57, Mahay 45-24, Lohse 98-67, Perez, C 16-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hochevar 12-1, Mahay 2-1, Lohse 9-6, Perez, C 1-0.
Batters faced: Hochevar 27, Mahay 11, Lohse 29, Perez, C 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Todd Tichenor. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 0 mph, Varies.
T: 2:34.
Att: 43,829.
Venue: Busch Stadium.
May 23, 2009
May 23, 2009

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