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Dodgers 7, Cardinals 3
Khalil Greene rips an RBI single in the seventh inning. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Mitchell Boggs had a strong beginning, stranding five runners through the first three innings. But the Dodgers broke through in the fourth and then chased him with three runs in the fifth. The young right-hander has lasted five or fewer innings in four of his past five MLB starts.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 08/17: STL 3, LAD 2
  • Tue. 08/18: LAD 7, STL 3
  • Wed. 08/19: @ LAD, 9:10 PM CT
STL
St. Louis (68-53)
Lost 1
LA Dodgers 7, St. Louis 3   LAD
LA Dodgers (71-49)
Won 1
August 18, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0   3 5 0
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 2 3 0 1 1 X   7 14 0
Standings thru 8/18/09  |  Recap: STL | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Dodgers stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .294
  c-DeRosa, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
  Hawksworth, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan, SS 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .286
Pujols, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .321
Holliday, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .317
Ludwick, RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .266
Ankiel, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .235
Greene, K, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .212
LaRue, C 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .239
Boggs, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
  Motte, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Thurston, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .232
  Thompson, B, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
  b-Lugo, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .307
Totals 31 3 5 3 2 3 8  

a-Doubled for Motte in the 6th. b-Flied out for Thompson, B in the 8th. c-Lined out for Schumaker in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Thurston (16, Billingsley).
TB: Greene, K; Ryan; Ludwick; Thurston 2; Ankiel.
RBI: Schumaker (31), Ryan (21), Greene, K (23).
2-out RBI: Greene, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Greene, K.
GIDP: Pujols.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Ludwick (Billingsley at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Ludwick-Ryan, Ryan-Schumaker-Pujols).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 .262
Pierre, CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .319
Ethier, RF 4 1 3 1 1 1 0 .285
Ramirez, M, LF 4 1 1 1 1 2 2 .309
Blake, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .279
Loney, 1B 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .280
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Martin, R, C 4 1 2 1 0 1 3 .263
Hudson, O, 2B 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 .294
Billingsley, P 3 0 1 1 0 2 3 .217
  McDonald, Ja, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Loretta, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
Totals 36 7 14 7 4 7 16  

BATTING
2B: Martin, R 2 (15, Boggs, Thompson, B), Pierre (16, Hawksworth), Ethier (31, Hawksworth).
3B: Ethier (3, Boggs).
TB: Hudson, O 3; Billingsley; Blake; Pierre 2; Ethier 6; Furcal; Ramirez, M; Loney; Martin, R 4.
RBI: Billingsley (4), Furcal (34), Ramirez, M (45), Loney (71), Hudson, O (57), Martin, R (34), Ethier (81).
2-out RBI: Hudson, O; Martin, R; Ethier.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blake; Furcal; Hudson, O; Ramirez, M.
GIDP: Martin, R.
Team RISP: 7-for-14.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Blake-Hudson, O-Loney).

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Boggs (L, 1-2) 4.0 9 5 5 3 3 0 4.58
Motte 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 5.82
Thompson, B 2.0 1 1 1 1 2 0 5.11
Hawksworth 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.55
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Billingsley (W, 12-6) 6.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 3.70
McDonald, Ja (H, 4) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.40
Sherrill (H, 5) 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.94
Broxton, J (S, 26) 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.11

Boggs pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.

HBP: LaRue (by Billingsley).
Pitches-strikes: Boggs 83-50, Motte 11-9, Thompson, B 28-19, Hawksworth 13-11, Billingsley 77-53, McDonald, Ja 7-3, Sherrill 27-16, Broxton, J 20-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Boggs 4-3, Motte 1-0, Thompson, B 3-1, Hawksworth 1-1, Billingsley 8-3, McDonald, Ja 0-1, Sherrill 2-1, Broxton, J 1-1.
Batters faced: Boggs 23, Motte 4, Thompson, B 8, Hawksworth 5, Billingsley 21, McDonald, Ja 2, Sherrill 6, Broxton, J 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Motte 2-2, Sherrill 1-1, Broxton, J 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Brian Gorman.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:50.
Att: 49,052.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
August 18, 2009
August 18, 2009

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