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Boxscore > St Louis 10, Arizona 2
Morris the man in Cards' romp
Matt Morris only struck out one batter, but still got the job done, going the distance vs. the D-Backs at the BOB. The St. Louis offense had little trouble hitting the knuckleball, racking up 13 hits and three home runs off starter Steve Sparks and four relievers.
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Winning pitcher Matt Morris (1-1) gave up two earned runs over nine innings, walking one. (Tom Hood/AP)
Steve Sparks' first outing as a member of the Diamondbacks didn't go as planned, as the right-hander allowed eight hits, including two home runs, in six innings vs. the Cardinals. Second baseman Matt Kata chipped in two hits and drove in a run in the loss.
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St Louis (3-3)
Won 2
St Louis 10, Arizona 2  
Arizona (2-3)
Lost 2
April 10, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 1 1 2 2 0 4 0 0   10 13 0
Arizona
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 5 1
Standings through 4/10/04  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  Diamondbacks Stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Womack, 2B4110000.455
a-Luna, PH-2B1010000.500
Lankford, LF4331111.421
Anderson, LF-RF0000000.500
Pujols, 1B3100202.300
Edmonds, CF2101112.261
b-Taguchi, PH-CF1000012.143
Rolen, 3B4225011.400
McKay, 3B1000010.000
Renteria, SS5240000.280
Sanders, RF4022003.292
Cedeno, RF0000000.000
c-Simontacchi, PH-LF1000000.500
Matheny, C4000003.381
Morris, P4000031.167
Totals38101394815 

a-Doubled for Womack in the 8th. b-Struck out for Edmonds in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Cedeno in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Renteria 3 (3, Sparks, Sparks, Villarreal), Lankford 2 (4, Sparks, Choate), Luna (1, Randolph).
HR: Lankford (2, 3rd inning off Sparks, 0 on, 2 out), Rolen 2 (4, 4th inning off Sparks, 1 on, 0 out; 7th inning off Villarreal, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Womack; Luna 2; Lankford 8; Rolen 8; Renteria 7; Sanders 2.
RBI: Sanders 2 (6), Lankford (2), Rolen 5 (13), Edmonds (5).
2-out RBI: Sanders, Lankford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matheny, Sanders 2, Taguchi.
SF: Edmonds.
GIDP: Pujols, Matheny.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sanders (1, 2nd base off Sparks/Mayne).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Rolen-Womack-Pujols, Luna-Renteria-Pujols).

 
ArizonaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Finley, CF4110001.200
Kata, 2B3021000.556
Gonzalez, L, LF3001002.263
Sexson, 1B4000001.100
Cintron, SS3000000.278
Hillenbrand, 3B2000100.111
Bautista, RF3010001.278
Mayne, C3110001.333
Sparks, P1000000.000
a-Alomar, PH1000001.182
Choate, P0000000.000
Villarreal, P0000000.000
Randolph, P0000000.000
b-Baerga, PH1000010.333
Koplove, P0000000.000
Totals28252117 

a-Grounded out for Sparks in the 6th. b-Struck out for Randolph in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Finley (1, Morris), Kata (1, Morris).
TB: Finley 2; Kata 3; Bautista; Mayne.
RBI: Gonzalez, L (4), Kata (1).
2-out RBI: Kata.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sexson.
S: Kata.
SF: Gonzalez, L.
GIDP: Bautista, Mayne.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Hillenbrand (1, fielding).
PB: Mayne 2 (2).
DP: 2 (Hillenbrand-Kata-Sexson, Cintron-Kata-Sexson).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Morris (W, 1-1)9.05221104.20
 
ArizonaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sparks (L, 0-1)6.08652327.50
Choate 0.112211022.50
Villarreal 0.23220014.91
Randolph 1.01001303.86
Koplove 1.00000103.38

IBB: Pujols (by Choate), Pujols (by Randolph).
Pitches-strikes: Morris 93-58, Sparks 96-61, Choate 13-5, Villarreal 11-5, Randolph 21-12, Koplove 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Morris 16-10, Sparks 7-8, Choate 0-0, Villarreal 2-0, Randolph 0-0, Koplove 2-0.
Batters faced: Morris 31, Sparks 28, Choate 3, Villarreal 4, Randolph 5, Koplove 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Villarreal 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:12.
Att: 38,842.

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