Matt Holliday went 1-for-4 in his return to Coors Field on Friday night. (David Zalubowski/AP)
By Matthew Leach / MLB.com
Chris Carpenter allowed the Rockies to score just one run over his seven strong innings, and Ryan Ludwick hit a tying homer in the seventh, but the 'pen allowed a run in the ninth as the Cards' magic number in the NL Central remained at one.
Pitches-strikes: Carpenter, C 101-58, Miller,
T 16-9, McClellan 7-5, Cook 76-50, Contreras 21-16, Betancourt, R 16-11, Street 9-6. Groundouts-flyouts:
Carpenter, C 10-6, Miller, T 1-0, McClellan 1-1, Cook 12-2, Contreras 3-0, Betancourt, R 1-0, Street 2-0. Batters
faced: Carpenter, C 26, Miller, T 4, McClellan 3, Cook 19, Contreras 8, Betancourt, R 4, Street 3. Inherited
runners-scored: McClellan 1-1. Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Sam
Holbrook. Weather: 64 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind: 3 mph, Out to RF. T: 2:38. Att:
48,847. Venue: Coors Field. September 25, 2009 September 25, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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