The Cardinals made Joe Saunders pay for some costly mistakes as they two home runs off of the Arizona starter en route to a 5-2 victory.
|St Louis Cardinals||0||0||0||2||1||2||0||0||X||5||8||0|
|WP||A. Wainwright (11-10)|
|LP||J. Saunders (6-9)|
|SV||J. Motte (27)|
|J. Jay cf||3||0||0||0||0||1||1||0||0||.311|
|A. Craig 1b||4||1||1||1||1||0||1||0||2||.302|
|M. Holliday lf||4||0||0||0||0||0||2||0||0||.312|
|C. Beltran rf||4||1||1||0||0||0||1||0||0||.281|
|D. Freese 3b||4||1||1||2||1||0||1||0||0||.297|
|D. Descalso 2b||4||1||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||.238|
|T. Cruz c||3||1||1||0||0||1||0||0||1||.230|
|R. Furcal ss||4||0||2||2||0||0||0||0||3||.266|
|A. Wainwright p||2||0||0||0||0||0||2||0||1||.125|
|S. Robinson ph||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||.250|
|E. Mujica p||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|M. Boggs p||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|J. Motte p||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
- Allen Craig hit his 18th home run of the season and drove in his 61st RBI.
- Carlos Beltran hit his 21st double of the year and scored a run.
- David Freese hit a two-run home run. It was hit 16th homer on the year.
- Daniel Descalso had two singles and scored a run.
- Tony Cruz hit a single and scored a run.
- Rafael Furcal hit his 15th double and third triple in a two hit, two RBI performance.
- Adam Wainwright pitched six innings and only allowed two earned runs. He gave up five hits and a walk.
- Edward Mujica, Mitchell Boggs, and Jason Motte each pitched perfect innings to close the game out. Motte picked up his 27th save.
- Jon Jay and Matt Holliday were held hitless. Jay did reach base on a walk, however, and now has a 14 game on base streak.
3) Allen Craig – Craig’s solo shot ended up being the game winning run.
2) Rafael Furcal – Furcal picked up two hits and drove in two runs.
1) David Freese – Freese’s two run shot opened up scoring for the Cardinals.
|Cincinnati Reds||71||46||0.607||0||38-20||33-26||504||425||68||49||Won 5||5-5|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||64||53||0.547||7||36-23||28-30||485||471||60||57||Lost 3||3-7|
|St Louis Cardinals||64||53||0.547||7||36-23||28-30||576||466||71||46||Won 2||6-4|
|Milwaukee Brewers||52||64||0.448||18.5||33-26||19-38||530||543||57||59||Lost 3||4-6|
|Chicago Cubs||46||70||0.397||24.5||30-28||16-42||429||518||47||69||Won 1||3-7|
|Houston Astros||39||80||0.328||33||27-32||12-48||450||602||43||76||Lost 1||3-7|