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Cardinals 4, Astros 3
Starter Roy Oawalt allowed three runs in six innings Saturday. (Scott Rovak/Cardinals)
After an exciting comeback win the night before, the Astros went deep three times, including a pair of long balls by Lance Berkman, but it wasn't enough to extend the club's winning streak to seven games.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (12-13)
Lost 1
St. Louis 4, Houston 3   STL
St. Louis (15-10)
Won 1
April 26, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   3 5 0
St. Louis
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1   4 7 0
Standings thru 4/26/08  |  Recap: HOU | STL  |  Gameday  |  Astros stats  |  Cardinals stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF4000030.205
Matsui, 2B4121000.314
Tejada, SS4010001.344
Berkman, 1B3222101.326
Lee, LF3000100.269
Pence, RF4000012.258
Loretta, 3B3000000.222
Ausmus, C3000010.080
Oswalt, P2000000.167
  Byrdak, P00000001.000
  Geary, P0000000.000
  a-Erstad, PH1000010.300
  Brocail, P0000000.000
  Borkowski, P0000000.000
  Wright, P0000000.000
Totals31353264 

a-Struck out for Geary in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Matsui (1, 1st inning off Wainwright, 0 on, 1 out), Berkman 2 (8, 4th inning off Wainwright, 0 on, 2 out; 7th inning off Wainwright, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Matsui 5; Tejada; Berkman 8.
RBI: Matsui (7), Berkman 2 (23).
2-out RBI: Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pence.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Tejada (2, 2nd base by Wainwright/LaRue).
PO: Tejada (1st base by Wainwright).

FIELDING
DP: (Tejada-Berkman).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, RF4111101.310
Ankiel, CF3110100.247
Pujols, 1B3112101.373
Duncan, LF4010011.273
Glaus, 3B3001010.259
Kennedy, 2B4010011.306
LaRue, C1000100.045
  a-Barton, PH0000100.333
Wainwright, P4010014.313
  1-Izturis, PR0100000.186
Ryan, SS4010013.364
Totals304745511 

a-Walked for LaRue in the 9th.
1-Ran for Wainwright in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pujols (7, Oswalt), Kennedy (2, Oswalt).
TB: Schumaker; Ankiel; Pujols 2; Duncan; Kennedy 2; Wainwright; Ryan.
RBI: Pujols 2 (19), Glaus (15), Schumaker (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kennedy; Ryan.
SF: Glaus.
GIDP: Pujols.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Wainwright (Tejada at 1st base).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Oswalt 6.05333505.75
Byrdak 0.10001000.00
Geary 0.20000002.70
Brocail 1.00000003.46
Borkowski (L, 0-1)0.11111003.72
Wright 0.01000003.68
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wainwright (W, 3-1)9.05332632.79

HBP: LaRue (by Oswalt).
Pitches-strikes: Oswalt 117-75, Byrdak 7-2, Geary 3-3, Brocail 16-9, Borkowski 8-4, Wright 7-4, Wainwright 126-77.
Ground outs-fly outs: Oswalt 6-7, Byrdak 1-0, Geary 2-0, Brocail 1-2, Borkowski 1-0, Wright 0-0, Wainwright 11-9.
Batters faced: Oswalt 27, Byrdak 2, Geary 1, Brocail 3, Borkowski 3, Wright 1, Wainwright 33.
Inherited runners-scored: Geary 1-0, Wright 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Jim Joyce. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 56 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:42.
Att: 43,040.

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