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Jurrjens drops duel
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Cardinals 3, Braves 2
Jordan Schafer tracks down a long fly ball before making a great catch in center field. (AP)
Despite another quality start, Jair Jurrjens took his second loss of the season. He issued two walks -- both of which led to runs -- and Peter Moylan's one free pass did as well. Casey Kotchman had three hits, but he flied out with the bases loaded in the eighth inning.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 04/27: STL 3, ATL 2
  • Tue. 04/28: ATL 2, STL 1
  • Wed. 04/29: STL 5, ATL 3
STL
St. Louis (14-6)
Won 1
St. Louis 3, Atlanta 2   ATL
Atlanta (9-10)
Lost 2
April 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   3 8 0
Atlanta
0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 8 0
Standings thru 4/27/09  |  Recap: STL | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Braves stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, 2B-LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .295
Ankiel, CF 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 .250
  Franklin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pujols, 1B 5 0 1 0 0 2 6 .333
Ludwick, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .328
Duncan, LF 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .311
  McClellan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rasmus, C, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294
Molina, Y, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .338
Thurston, 3B-2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .304
Ryan, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Pineiro, P 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .125
  Perez, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Barden, 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .438
Totals 33 3 8 3 4 5 15  

BATTING
TB: Molina, Y; Barden; Pujols; Schumaker; Ludwick; Duncan; Ankiel 2.
RBI: Duncan (13), Ankiel 2 (8).
2-out RBI: Duncan; Ankiel 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, Y 2; Pujols 2.
SAC: Pineiro.
Team RISP: 3-for-6.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Molina, Y (1, 2nd base by Jurrjens/Ross, D).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Ryan-Schumaker-Pujols, Ryan-Pujols).
Pickoffs: Molina, Y (Escobar, Y at 1st base).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Johnson, K, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203
  Moylan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Soriano, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Norton, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .071
  Bennett, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  O'Flaherty, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Carlyle, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Escobar, Y, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .292
Jones, C, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .333
Kotchman, 1B 4 1 3 0 0 0 3 .309
Francoeur, RF 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .280
Jones, B, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .286
Ross, D, C 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .364
Schafer, J, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .258
Jurrjens, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
  a-Infante, PH-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .313
Totals 30 2 8 2 2 3 12  

a-Singled for Jurrjens in the 6th. b-Walked for Soriano, R in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Kotchman 2 (8, Pineiro, Pineiro), Ross, D (3, Pineiro).
TB: Kotchman 5; Schafer, J; Jones, C; Escobar, Y; Infante; Ross, D 2.
RBI: Ross, D (6), Francoeur (13).
2-out RBI: Ross, D.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schafer, J; Ross, D; Kotchman 2.
SAC: Infante.
SF: Francoeur.
GIDP: Francoeur, Johnson, K.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
PO: Escobar, Y (1st base by Molina, Y).

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pineiro (W, 4-0) 6.2 7 2 2 0 1 0 3.76
Perez, C (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.00
McClellan (H, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1.64
Franklin (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jurrjens (L, 2-2) 6.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 1.72
Moylan 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 9.00
Soriano, R 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.00
Bennett 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.96
O'Flaherty 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.76
Carlyle 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.36

HBP: Ankiel (by O'Flaherty).
Pitches-strikes: Pineiro 76-50, Perez, C 5-3, McClellan 18-8, Franklin 13-10, Jurrjens 99-58, Moylan 17-10, Soriano, R 13-8, Bennett 9-6, O'Flaherty 12-6, Carlyle 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pineiro 11-4, Perez, C 0-0, McClellan 1-2, Franklin 1-0, Jurrjens 6-7, Moylan 2-0, Soriano, R 0-1, Bennett 1-0, O'Flaherty 1-0, Carlyle 0-1.
Batters faced: Pineiro 24, Perez, C 1, McClellan 6, Franklin 3, Jurrjens 25, Moylan 5, Soriano, R 4, Bennett 2, O'Flaherty 2, Carlyle 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Perez, C 1-0, O'Flaherty 1-0, Carlyle 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tony Randazzo. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, R to L.
T: 2:46.
Att: 16,739.
Venue: Turner Field.
April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009

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