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Cardinals 5, Giants 2
Barry Zito pitched three perfect innings before the two-run fifth. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Barry Zito's night started off badly when Fred Lewis misplayed a fly ball in the first inning, opening the door to a three-run frame. Though Zito settled down, the Giants got only Aaron Rowand's two-run homer in the eighth, not enough to offset the early deficit.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (42-36)
Lost 2
St. Louis 5, San Francisco 2   STL
St. Louis (43-38)
Won 2
July 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   2 9 0
St. Louis
3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 X   5 8 0
Standings thru 7/2/09  |  Recap: SF | STL  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Cardinals stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rowand, CF 4 1 1 2 0 2 2 .298
Winn, RF-LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .274
Sandoval, P, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .327
Molina, B, C 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .263
  1-Whiteside, PR-C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Lewis, F, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250
  Medders, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Uribe, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .281
Ishikawa, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .253
Downs, M, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .194
Zito, P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .120
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Valdez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Schierholtz, PH-RF 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .307
Totals 33 2 9 2 1 8 12  

a-Singled for Valdez, M in the 8th.
1-Ran for Molina, B in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Winn (21, Wellemeyer).
HR: Rowand (9, 8th inning off Wellemeyer, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Rowand 4; Winn 3; Molina, B 2; Uribe; Ishikawa; Zito; Schierholtz.
RBI: Rowand 2 (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, B; Winn; Lewis, F.
SAC: Zito.
GIDP: Ishikawa; Downs, M.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Downs, M-Uribe-Ishikawa).

 
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ryan, SS 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 .298
Schumaker, 2B-LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .293
Pujols, 1B 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 .335
Ludwick, RF 4 0 2 2 0 1 0 .239
Molina, Y, C 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .279
Duncan, LF 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .242
  Franklin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Greene, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .230
Wellemeyer, P 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125
  Reyes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  McClellan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Thurston, 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
Rasmus, CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .271
Totals 30 5 8 5 3 7 12  

BATTING
2B: Schumaker (16, Zito), Ryan (9, Zito).
TB: Ryan 3; Schumaker 3; Ludwick 2; Molina, Y; Rasmus.
RBI: Ludwick 2 (41), Molina, Y (25), Duncan (32), Schumaker (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wellemeyer; Duncan.
GIDP: Pujols.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Ryan-Schumaker-Pujols, Ryan-Pujols).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zito (L, 4-8) 4.1 5 5 5 3 7 0 4.82
Miller, Ju 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.16
Valdez, M 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
Medders 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.03
 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wellemeyer (W, 7-7) 7.1 7 2 2 1 6 1 5.44
Reyes 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.35
McClellan (H, 10) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.92
Franklin (S, 19) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.87

Reyes pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB: Pujols (by Zito), Pujols (by Zito).
Pitches-strikes: Zito 91-57, Miller, Ju 17-13, Valdez, M 16-11, Medders 14-9, Wellemeyer 99-65, Reyes 6-3, McClellan 17-10, Franklin 9-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Zito 4-1, Miller, Ju 1-3, Valdez, M 1-1, Medders 2-0, Wellemeyer 6-6, Reyes 0-0, McClellan 1-0, Franklin 0-0.
Batters faced: Zito 21, Miller, Ju 6, Valdez, M 3, Medders 3, Wellemeyer 28, Reyes 1, McClellan 3, Franklin 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller, Ju 2-1, McClellan 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Todd Tichenor. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, L to R.
T: 2:35.
Att: 41,875.
July 2, 2009

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