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Bucs on a slide
Cardinals 6, Pirates 4
Garrett Jones rounds the bases as umpire Greg Gibson heads to home plate. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
The Pirates watched another late lead slip away after managing to hang four runs on Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter. With St. Louis rallying to tie it off starter Paul Maholm and go ahead against the 'pen, Pittsburgh dropped its sixth straight loss.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (60-51)
Won 1
St. Louis 6, Pittsburgh 4   PIT
Pittsburgh (45-64)
Lost 6
August 7, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1   6 12 0
Pittsburgh
2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 9 1
Standings thru 8/7/09  |  Recap: STL | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Pirates stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lugo, 2B 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .308
Ankiel, CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .239
  a-Greene, K, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .201
  Rasmus, CF 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .248
Pujols, 1B 5 1 3 0 0 1 0 .327
Holliday, LF 3 2 2 2 1 0 1 .308
Ludwick, RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .268
DeRosa, 3B 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 .256
Molina, Y, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .280
Ryan, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
Carpenter, P 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .135
  b-Schumaker, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .293
  Franklin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 6 12 6 2 5 8  

a-Doubled for Ankiel in the 7th. b-Doubled for Carpenter in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Greene, K (6, Maholm), Schumaker (25, Ascanio).
HR: Holliday (15, 1st inning off Maholm, 1 on, 2 out), DeRosa (21, 4th inning off Maholm, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lugo; Greene, K 2; Pujols 3; Holliday 5; Ludwick; DeRosa 6; Schumaker 2.
RBI: Holliday 2 (67), DeRosa (63), Greene, K (20), Ludwick (69), Rasmus (36).
2-out RBI: Holliday 2; Greene, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ludwick; Ryan.
SAC: Lugo.
SF: Ludwick; Rasmus.
GIDP: Molina, Y.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Holliday (14, 2nd base off Ascanio/Doumit).
PO: Lugo (1st base by Maholm).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McCutchen, A, CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .289
Milledge, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .228
Jones, G, RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .286
Doumit, C 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .241
Young, D, 2B 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .299
Pearce, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .228
LaRoche, An, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .260
Cedeno, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .184
Maholm, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .070
  a-Vazquez, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .241
  Ascanio, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Moss, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .247
Totals 35 4 9 4 1 5 9  

a-Singled for Maholm in the 7th. b-Struck out for Ascanio in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Doumit (9, Carpenter), Young, D (8, Carpenter).
HR: Jones, G (12, 1st inning off Carpenter, 0 on, 2 out), Doumit (6, 1st inning off Carpenter, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Milledge; Jones, G 4; Doumit 6; Young, D 3; Pearce; Cedeno; Vazquez.
RBI: Jones, G (19), Doumit (22), Young, D (28), Pearce (4).
2-out RBI: Jones, G; Doumit; Young, D; Pearce.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCutchen, A; Doumit 2.
SAC: Maholm.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Young, D (4, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Jones, G (Greene, K at 3rd base).
DP: (Young, D-Cedeno-Pearce).
Pickoffs: Maholm (Lugo at 1st base).

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Carpenter (W, 11-3) 8.0 9 4 4 1 4 2 2.26
Franklin (S, 25) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.27
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Maholm 7.0 9 4 4 2 4 2 4.76
Ascanio (L, 0-2) 2.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 4.15

HBP: Molina, Y (by Ascanio).
Pitches-strikes: Carpenter 111-81, Franklin 14-10, Maholm 99-62, Ascanio 30-22.
Groundouts-flyouts: Carpenter 11-3, Franklin 0-1, Maholm 10-3, Ascanio 2-2.
Batters faced: Carpenter 34, Franklin 3, Maholm 29, Ascanio 10.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Mike Estabrook. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 24,854.
August 7, 2009

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