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Cardinals 12, Cubs 3
Carlos Zambrano watches helplessly as Troy Glaus runs out homer No. 2. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
Carlos Zambrano belted his third homer of the season, extending his club record to 15, but he gave up four homers for the first time in his career as the Cubs lost a slugfest to the Cardinals. Zambrano had allowed two or fewer earned runs in 11 straight starts vs. St. Louis.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (65-54)
Won 1
St. Louis 12, Chi Cubs 3   CHC
Chi Cubs (70-47)
Lost 1
August 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
1 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 3   12 16 0
Chi Cubs
0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0   3 8 0
Standings thru 8/9/08  |  Recap: STL | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Cubs stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, CF5221002.302
Kennedy, 2B3000001.272
  Izturis, SS2110000.249
Pujols, 1B4321111.350
Ludwick, RF4122000.307
Lopez, LF4221021.236
  Springer, P0000000.000
  a-Ankiel, PH1010000.282
  1-Pineiro, PR0100000.108
  Thompson, P0000000.143
Glaus, 3B5235000.271
Molina, C4022100.305
Wellemeyer, P2000020.150
  Villone, P0000000.000
  Mather, LF2000013.245
Miles, SS-2B4010002.316
Totals401216122610 

a-Singled for Springer in the 9th.
1-Ran for Ankiel in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Schumaker (19, Zambrano).
HR: Schumaker (7, 3rd inning off Zambrano, 0 on, 1 out), Pujols (24, 3rd inning off Zambrano, 0 on, 2 out), Glaus 2 (21, 4th inning off Zambrano, 1 on, 0 out; 5th inning off Zambrano, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Schumaker 6; Izturis; Pujols 5; Ludwick 2; Lopez 2; Ankiel; Glaus 9; Molina 2; Miles.
RBI: Ludwick 2 (84), Schumaker (35), Pujols (74), Glaus 5 (79), Lopez (26), Molina 2 (44).
2-out RBI: Ludwick; Pujols; Molina 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schumaker; Mather.
S: Wellemeyer.
SF: Ludwick.
GIDP: Schumaker.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Glaus-Kennedy-Pujols).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4021021.296
Theriot, SS4010014.315
Lee, 1B4010011.291
Ramirez, A, 3B4000013.275
  Cedeno, 3B0000000.279
Edmonds, CF4000030.243
DeRosa, 2B-RF-2B4111010.275
Fukudome, RF2000000.272
  Marshall, P0000000.500
  a-Johnson, PH-RF2010000.300
Soto, C2100100.278
  Gaudin, P0000000.000
  c-Ward, PH1000001.221
Zambrano, P1111000.364
  Fontenot, 2B1010000.291
  b-Blanco, PH-C1000101.296
Totals343832911 

a-Flied out for Marshall in the 7th. b-Walked for Fontenot in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Gaudin in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: DeRosa (13, 2nd inning off Wellemeyer, 0 on, 1 out), Zambrano (3, 3rd inning off Wellemeyer, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Soriano 2; Theriot; Lee; DeRosa 4; Johnson; Zambrano 4; Fontenot.
RBI: DeRosa (64), Zambrano (11), Soriano (56).
2-out RBI: Soriano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, A; Theriot; Blanco.
GIDP: Ramirez, A.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Theriot-Fontenot-Lee).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wellemeyer (W, 9-4)6.26331524.01
Villone 0.00001005.26
Springer 1.11000402.17
Thompson 1.01000004.09
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zambrano (L, 12-5)4.110991343.22
Marshall 2.21000203.65
Gaudin 2.05331103.52

Villone pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Wellemeyer 112-69, Villone 9-5, Springer 25-15, Thompson 14-9, Zambrano 88-57, Marshall 28-17, Gaudin 44-28.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wellemeyer 10-5, Villone 0-0, Springer 0-0, Thompson 3-0, Zambrano 6-4, Marshall 3-3, Gaudin 2-3.
Batters faced: Wellemeyer 26, Villone 1, Springer 5, Thompson 4, Zambrano 24, Marshall 8, Gaudin 12.
Inherited runners-scored: Villone 1-0, Springer 2-1.
Umpires: HP: James Hoye. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Brian O'Nora. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 3:03.
Att: 41,436.
August 9, 2008

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