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D-backs out of race
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Cardinals 12, Diamondbacks 3
Doug Davis allowed three runs in four-plus innings. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
The D-backs will not play in October this season after dropping their third straight game to the Cardinals to fall out of contention. Mark Reynolds briefly put Arizona on top with a two-run single, but St. Louis went ahead in the sixth and opened things up in the seventh.
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Series at a glance:
ARI
Arizona (79-80)
Lost 3
St. Louis 12, Arizona 3   STL
St. Louis (83-76)
Won 3
September 25, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Arizona
0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 4 0
St. Louis
2 0 0 1 0 2 5 2 X   12 17 0
Standings thru 9/25/08  |  Recap: ARI | STL  |  Gameday  |  Diamondbacks stats  |  Cardinals stats
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Drew, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .290
Young, C, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .246
Jackson, C, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .303
Dunn, A, 1B 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 .235
  a-Romero, A, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
Upton, J, RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .253
  Pena, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Petit, Y, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Peguero, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ledezma, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Whitesell, J, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .286
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 3 0 1 2 0 2 0 .240
  c-Hammock, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .190
Snyder, C, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .236
  d-D'Antona, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .176
Ojeda, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .242
Davis, D, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .095
  Rosales, L, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Salazar, J, RF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .210
Totals 31 3 4 3 4 8 9  

a-Popped out for Dunn, A in the 9th. b-Walked for Ledezma in the 9th. c-Singled for Reynolds, Ma in the 9th. d-Struck out for Snyder, C in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Upton, J (19, Pineiro).
HR: Dunn, A (39, 2nd inning off Pineiro, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Reynolds, Ma; Hammock; Dunn, A 4; Upton, J 2.
RBI: Dunn, A (99), Reynolds, Ma 2 (96).
2-out RBI: Reynolds, Ma 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jackson, C; Ojeda.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
PB: Snyder, C (7).
DP: 2 (Drew-Ojeda-Dunn, A 2).

 
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Barton, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .273
  c-Schumaker, PH-CF 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .306
  e-Stavinoha, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .193
Lopez, F, 2B 6 1 3 2 0 0 5 .273
Pujols, 1B 3 2 3 4 1 0 0 .353
  f-Barden, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
Ludwick, CF-LF-CF 4 1 2 2 1 1 4 .295
Glaus, 3B 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 .267
  Johnson, M, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
LaRue, C-1B 5 0 1 2 0 1 9 .224
Ryan, RF 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .238
  a-Kennedy, A, PH-RF 2 2 1 0 1 0 3 .275
Pineiro, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .098
  b-Miles, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .313
  Kinney, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Phelps, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250
  Perez, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Izturis, C, SS 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 .264
Totals 36 12 17 12 9 6 32  

a-Popped out for Ryan in the 5th. b-Singled for Pineiro in the 7th. c-Singled for Barton in the 7th. d-Struck out for Kinney in the 8th. e-Flied out for Schumaker in the 8th. f-Grounded out for Pujols in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Pujols (43, Davis, D).
3B: Izturis, C (3, Davis, D), Kennedy, A (2, Pena, R).
HR: Pujols (35, 7th inning off Petit, Y, 2 on, 2 out), Ludwick (36, 7th inning off Petit, Y, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Barton; Ludwick 5; Izturis, C 5; LaRue; Pujols 7; Glaus; Schumaker; Miles; Kennedy, A 3; Lopez, F 3.
RBI: LaRue 2 (21), Izturis, C (21), Pujols 4 (112), Ludwick 2 (108), Miles (31), Lopez, F 2 (42).
2-out RBI: LaRue 2; Ludwick 2; Pujols 3; Lopez, F 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ryan; Lopez, F; Pineiro 2; LaRue.
SAC: Pineiro; Izturis, C.
SF: Pujols.
GIDP: Barton, LaRue.
Team RISP: 8-for-21.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Izturis, C (24, 2nd base off Rosales, L/Snyder, C).

 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Davis, D 4.0 7 3 3 5 3 0 4.32
Rosales, L (L, 1-1) 1.0 1 2 2 2 2 0 4.20
Pena, R 1.1 5 3 3 0 0 0 4.33
Petit, Y 0.1 2 2 2 1 0 2 4.31
Peguero, J 1.0 2 2 1 1 1 0 4.82
Ledezma 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.17
 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pineiro (W, 7-7) 7.0 3 3 3 2 7 1 5.15
Kinney 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Perez, C 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.54

Davis, D pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.
Rosales, L pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

Game Scores: Davis, D , Pineiro .
Pitches-strikes: Davis, D 86-46, Rosales, L 22-9, Pena, R 34-25, Petit, Y 18-9, Peguero, J 30-16, Ledezma 3-2, Pineiro 99-63, Kinney 20-10, Perez, C 21-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Davis, D 5-0, Rosales, L 0-0, Pena, R 1-3, Petit, Y 0-0, Peguero, J 0-1, Ledezma 1-0, Pineiro 7-5, Kinney 2-0, Perez, C 0-1.
Batters faced: Davis, D 22, Rosales, L 6, Pena, R 9, Petit, Y 4, Peguero, J 6, Ledezma 1, Pineiro 26, Kinney 4, Perez, C 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Rosales, L 2-0, Pena, R 2-2, Petit, Y 2-2, Peguero, J 1-0, Ledezma 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:15.
Att: 40,502.
Venue: Busch Stadium.
September 25, 2008
September 25, 2008

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