Jorge De La Rosa struck out seven over 6 2/3 innings on Friday. (Tom Gannam/AP)
By Thomas Harding / MLB.com
Jorge De La Rosa was dominant at times over his start and notched an easy win thanks to the Rockies' huge nine-run seventh inning. Todd Helton hit a bases-clearing double and Ian Stewart hit a three-run homer in the frame to put away the Cardinals.
BATTING 2B: Ankiel (10, De La Rosa, J). HR: Pujols (18, 6th inning off De La Rosa, J, 0 on, 1 out), Molina, Y (4, 7th inning off De La Rosa, J, 0 on, 0 out),
Ludwick (9, 8th inning off Fogg, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Molina, Y 5; Ryan 2; Ludwick 4; Pujols 4; Rasmus, C; Greene 2; Ankiel 2. RBI: Pujols (49), Molina, Y (18), Ankiel (12), Ludwick (28). 2-out RBI: Ankiel. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ludwick; Ankiel; Ryan; Pujols 2; Thurston. SAC: Barden. GIDP: Molina, Y, Ryan. Team RISP: 1-for-11. Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING SB: Greene (3, 2nd base off De La Rosa, J/Phillips).
Wainwright pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Reyes, De pitched to 3 batters in the 7th. Motte
pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.
Game Scores: De La Rosa, J , Wainwright . WP: De La Rosa, J 2. Pitches-strikes: De La Rosa, J 101-63, Fogg 30-19, Wainwright 112-69, Reyes, De 11-3, Motte 17-12, Todd 45-28, Miller,
T 13-9. Groundouts-flyouts: De La Rosa, J 7-4, Fogg 3-1, Wainwright 7-2, Reyes, De 0-0, Motte 0-0, Todd 2-0, Miller, T 1-1. Batters faced: De La Rosa, J 29, Fogg 9, Wainwright 24, Reyes, De 3, Motte 3, Todd 10, Miller, T 4. Inherited runners-scored: Fogg 2-0, Reyes, De 1-1, Motte 3-3, Todd 1-1, Miller, T 3-0. Umpires: HP:
Tim Welke. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Bill Welke. Weather: 74 degrees, clear. Wind:
4 mph, In from LF. T: 3:13. Att: 41,115. Venue: Busch Stadium. June 5, 2009 June 5, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner