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Happ's first loss
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Cardinals 8, Phillies 1
Pedro Feliz lunges to snag a line drive in the first inning. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
J.A. Happ's string of superb starts came to an end, but if not for one rough inning -- a four-run sixth frame -- the left-hander may have escaped with another quality outing under his belt. The subject of trade rumors, Happ took just his first loss of the season, and the offense could not find its rhythm to back him.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (53-46)
Won 2
St. Louis 8, Philadelphia 1   PHI
Philadelphia (54-40)
Lost 1
July 24, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 1 0 0 0 4 2 1 0   8 15 1
Philadelphia
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 8 0
Standings thru 7/24/09  |  Recap: STL | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Phillies stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lugo, 2B 5 2 2 1 0 1 0 .289
DeRosa, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .260
Pujols, 1B 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 .327
Holliday, LF 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 .293
Ludwick, RF 5 1 2 1 0 1 4 .275
Molina, Y, C 4 1 1 1 1 1 3 .288
Ankiel, CF 4 0 3 3 0 0 1 .228
Ryan, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .275
Pineiro, P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .195
  McClellan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Rasmus, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
  Reyes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Motte, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Thompson, B, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
Totals 39 8 15 8 2 8 15  

a-Grounded out for McClellan in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ankiel (17, Happ), Holliday (24, Walker, T).
3B: Lugo (2, Walker, T).
HR: Lugo (2, 8th inning off Carpenter, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lugo 7; DeRosa; Pujols; Holliday 5; Ludwick 2; Molina, Y; Ankiel 4; Ryan.
RBI: Ankiel 3 (26), Holliday (55), Ludwick (62), Molina, Y (34), DeRosa (55), Lugo (9).
2-out RBI: Ankiel 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pineiro 2; Ryan 2.
SF: DeRosa.
GIDP: Molina, Y.
Team RISP: 5-for-12.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Holliday (13, 2nd base off Happ/Ruiz).

FIELDING
E: Pujols (8, throw).
DP: (Ryan-Lugo-Pujols).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .235
Victorino, CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 .311
Utley, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .299
Howard, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .261
Ibanez, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .304
  Walker, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Carpenter, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Mayberry, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .189
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Werth, RF 3 1 1 0 1 1 3 .271
Feliz, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .293
Ruiz, C 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 .236
Happ, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .087
  Stairs, LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .262
Totals 34 1 8 0 2 6 23  

a-Struck out for Carpenter in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Howard (21, Pineiro), Victorino (26, Pineiro).
TB: Victorino 3; Howard 3; Werth; Feliz; Ruiz 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Victorino 3; Werth 2; Ibanez; Rollins.
SAC: Happ.
GIDP: Ruiz.
Team RISP: 0-for-13.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Ibanez (Holliday at 3rd base).
DP: (Feliz-Utley-Howard).

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pineiro (W, 9-9) 6.0 4 0 0 1 3 0 2.95
McClellan 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 2.93
Reyes 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.97
Motte 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.50
Thompson, B 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.22
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Happ (L, 7-1) 6.0 10 5 5 0 6 0 2.97
Walker, T 1.0 3 2 2 2 0 0 3.00
Carpenter 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 11.12
Madson 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.10

WP: McClellan.
HBP: Ruiz (by Thompson, B).
Pitches-strikes: Pineiro 97-59, McClellan 16-9, Reyes 5-5, Motte 10-6, Thompson, B 11-6, Happ 90-63, Walker, T 30-14, Carpenter 21-15, Madson 13-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pineiro 11-4, McClellan 1-0, Reyes 0-0, Motte 0-0, Thompson, B 4-0, Happ 5-3, Walker, T 1-2, Carpenter 1-1, Madson 1-0.
Batters faced: Pineiro 23, McClellan 5, Reyes 3, Motte 2, Thompson, B 5, Happ 27, Walker, T 8, Carpenter 4, Madson 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Motte 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Adrian Johnson. 1B: Jim Wolf. 2B: Brian O'Nora. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 81 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:46 (:48 delay).
Att: 45,166.
July 24, 2009

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