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Cardinals 3, Cubs 2
Bobby Scales makes a leaping catch of Julio Lugo's fly ball in the first. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
The Cubs scored two runs on consecutive doubles by Kosuke Fukudome, Derrek Lee and Aramis Ramirez in the first, but managed nothing afterward to back Ted Lilly's strong 7 2/3. Chicago fell in the ninth, when Aaron Heilman served up a homer to Matt Holliday.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 09/18: STL 3, CHC 2
  • Sat. 09/19: STL 2, CHC 1
  • Sun. 09/20: @ STL, 7:05 PM CT
CHC
Chi Cubs (75-71)
Lost 3
St. Louis 3, Chi Cubs 2   STL
St. Louis (86-62)
Won 1
September 18, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 0
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1   3 6 0
Standings thru 9/18/09  |  Recap: CHC | STL  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Cardinals stats
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Theriot, SS 5 0 2 0 0 3 1 .290
Fukudome, CF-RF 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .257
Lee, D, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .304
Ramirez, Ar, 3B 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 .322
Hoffpauir, M, RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .233
  a-Miles, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .181
  Fuld, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Soto, G, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .225
Baker, Je, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .301
Scales, LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .240
Lilly, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .091
  Gregg, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Fox, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .282
  Heilman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 2 7 2 4 10 16  

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Hoffpauir, M in the 8th. b-Struck out for Gregg in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Fukudome (32, Smoltz), Lee, D (33, Smoltz), Ramirez, Ar (14, Smoltz).
TB: Ramirez, Ar 2; Baker, Je 2; Theriot 2; Fukudome 2; Lee, D 2.
RBI: Lee, D (103), Ramirez, Ar (59).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soto, G; Theriot; Lilly 2; Baker, Je.
SAC: Lilly; Miles.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
PO: Theriot (1st base by Franklin).

 
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lugo, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .291
  Franklin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rasmus, C, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .257
Pujols, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .330
Holliday, LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .311
Ludwick, RF 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .272
DeRosa, 3B 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .255
Molina, Y, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .285
Ryan, SS 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 .288
Smoltz, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .077
  McClellan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Schumaker, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301
Totals 29 3 6 3 0 6 9  

a-Grounded out for McClellan in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: DeRosa (1, Lilly).
HR: Holliday (24, 9th inning off Heilman, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Molina, Y; Lugo; Rasmus, C; Ludwick; DeRosa 3; Holliday 4.
RBI: DeRosa (71), Ryan (32), Holliday (103).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Holliday.
SF: Ryan.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lugo 2 (7, 2nd base off Lilly/Soto, G, 3rd base off Lilly/Soto, G).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Franklin (Theriot at 1st base).

 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lilly 7.2 5 2 2 0 6 0 3.02
Gregg 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.68
Heilman (L, 3-4) 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.23
 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Smoltz 6.0 6 2 2 3 4 0 6.22
McClellan 2.0 0 0 0 1 4 0 2.87
Franklin (W, 3-3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.89

Heilman pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

IBB: Scales (by Smoltz).
HBP: Lugo (by Lilly).
Pitches-strikes: Lilly 110-84, Gregg 4-2, Heilman 5-2, Smoltz 108-65, McClellan 33-21, Franklin 17-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lilly 5-3, Gregg 1-0, Heilman 0-0, Smoltz 5-4, McClellan 2-0, Franklin 0-0.
Batters faced: Lilly 29, Gregg 1, Heilman 1, Smoltz 27, McClellan 7, Franklin 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Gregg 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Todd Tichenor. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:54.
Att: 45,959.
Venue: Busch Stadium.
September 18, 2009
September 18, 2009

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