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Rockies hang on
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Rockies 4, Cardinals 3
Jorge De La Rosa allowed three runs on four hits over five innings Sunday. (David Zalubowksi/AP)
Second baseman Clint Barmes made an over-the-shoulder diving catch, then doubled Albert Pujols off first base with the tying run standing at third to end the game and give the Rockies a wild win, which kept their NL Wild Card lead at 2 1/2 games.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (90-66)
Lost 1
Colorado 4, St. Louis 3   COL
Colorado (88-68)
Won 1
September 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 6 1
Colorado
2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 X   4 8 2
Standings thru 9/27/09  |  Recap: STL | COL  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Rockies stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lugo, 2B-SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .283
Ryan, SS 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .290
  b-Thurston, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .229
  d-Schumaker, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .303
Pujols, 1B 4 0 1 3 1 1 3 .328
Ludwick, LF 4 0 0 0 1 3 5 .270
DeRosa, RF 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 .254
Freese, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .174
LaRue, C 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .237
Greene, CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
  Rasmus, C, CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .254
Lohse, P 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .229
  a-Greene, K, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204
  Hawksworth, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Reyes, De, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Ankiel, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232
  Motte, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 3 6 3 4 12 21  

a-Flied out for Lohse in the 6th. b-Struck out for Ryan in the 6th. c-Flied out for Reyes, De in the 8th. d-Grounded out for Thurston in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pujols (43, De La Rosa, J).
TB: Lugo 2; Ryan; Pujols 2; Freese; Lohse.
RBI: Pujols 3 (132).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRue 3; Ludwick 2; Ankiel.
SAC: LaRue.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pujols (15, 3rd base off De La Rosa, J/Torrealba), Lugo (8, 3rd base off Street/Torrealba).

FIELDING
E: Pujols (12, fielding).

 
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gonzalez, C, CF-LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .284
Smith, S, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .294
  c-Fowler, PH-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Helton, 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .322
Tulowitzki, SS 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 .290
Hawpe, RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .285
  Street, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Torrealba, C 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 .289
Stewart, I, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .228
Barmes, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .248
De La Rosa, J, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
  a-Young, E, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260
  Flores, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Belisle, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Atkins, G, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
  Daley, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Spilborghs, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
Totals 32 4 8 4 2 8 14  

a-Reached on error for De La Rosa, J in the 5th. b-Popped out for Belisle in the 6th. c-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Smith, S in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Gonzalez, C (14, Lohse).
3B: Tulowitzki (9, Lohse), Torrealba (1, Hawksworth).
TB: Tulowitzki 4; Torrealba 3; Hawpe; Gonzalez, C 3; Helton 2.
RBI: Tulowitzki (87), Hawpe (82), Gonzalez, C (27), Helton (82).
2-out RBI: Tulowitzki; Hawpe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barmes; Atkins, G; Hawpe.
SAC: Fowler.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Tulowitzki (19, 2nd base off Lohse/LaRue).

FIELDING
E: Tulowitzki 2 (9, fielding, throw).
DP: (Barmes-Helton).

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lohse (L, 6-9) 5.0 6 4 3 1 4 0 4.84
Hawksworth 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.19
Reyes, De 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.20
Motte 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.75
 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
De La Rosa, J (W, 16-9) 5.0 4 3 3 3 8 0 4.45
Flores, R (H, 10) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
Belisle (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.72
Daley (H, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.86
Street (S, 34) 2.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2.73

WP: Reyes, De.
Balk: De La Rosa, J.
IBB: Pujols (by Street), Tulowitzki (by Reyes, De).
HBP: DeRosa (by De La Rosa, J), Ryan (by De La Rosa, J).
Pitches-strikes: Lohse 96-60, Hawksworth 20-13, Reyes, De 18-8, Motte 12-8, De La Rosa, J 96-56, Flores, R 4-2, Belisle 8-5, Daley 13-7, Street 22-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lohse 6-5, Hawksworth 0-0, Reyes, De 2-0, Motte 1-0, De La Rosa, J 3-4, Flores, R 0-0, Belisle 1-1, Daley 0-1, Street 2-1.
Batters faced: Lohse 23, Hawksworth 4, Reyes, De 5, Motte 3, De La Rosa, J 25, Flores, R 1, Belisle 3, Daley 3, Street 8.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 76 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:12.
Att: 42,032.
Venue: Coors Field.
September 27, 2009
September 27, 2009

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