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Six equals 17
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Cardinals 13, Reds 0
Chris Carpenter clears the bases with one swing of the bat Thursday. (Al Behrman/AP)
Chris Carpenter couldn't have asked for a better way to cap his regular season. The veteran righty tossed five shutout innings for his 17th win, hit a grand slam for his first career homer and matched his career total with six RBIs in the game.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (91-68)
Won 1
St. Louis 13, Cincinnati 0   CIN
Cincinnati (76-83)
Lost 1
October 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 5 0 0 4 3 0 0 1   13 15 1
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Standings thru 10/1/09  |  Recap: STL | CIN  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Reds stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, 2B-LF 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .303
  b-Greene, K, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .202
  Thurston, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
Rasmus, C, CF 5 1 1 0 1 2 1 .254
Pujols, 1B 3 1 0 0 2 0 3 .328
  Motte, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  McClellan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Pagnozzi, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Holliday, LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .311
  Hawksworth, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Freese, PH-1B 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 .231
  Miller, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ankiel, RF 5 3 2 0 1 1 6 .234
Glaus, 3B 5 2 2 2 0 0 4 .208
Molina, Y, C 3 2 2 1 0 0 2 .293
  LaRue, C 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 .253
Ryan, SS 3 2 1 1 0 0 1 .290
  Greene, SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222
Carpenter, C, P 3 1 2 6 0 0 0 .175
  Lugo, 2B 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .280
Totals 42 13 15 13 7 6 24  

a-Struck out for Hawksworth in the 7th. b-Struck out for Schumaker in the 9th. c-Grounded out for McClellan in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ankiel (21, Wells, K), Carpenter, C (3, Owings, M), Glaus (2, Fisher, C).
HR: Carpenter, C (1, 2nd inning off Wells, K, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Molina, Y 2; Ryan; LaRue; Rasmus, C; Glaus 3; Schumaker; Holliday; Greene; Carpenter, C 6; Freese; Ankiel 3.
RBI: Glaus 2 (2), Carpenter, C 6 (7), Molina, Y (53), Ryan (36), LaRue 2 (6), Freese (4).
2-out RBI: Molina, Y; Ryan; Carpenter, C 2; Glaus; LaRue 2; Freese.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, Y; Schumaker; Ankiel 2.
Team RISP: 9-for-17.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Ryan (9, fielding).
Pickoffs: Molina, Y (Stubbs at 1st base).

 
Cincinnati AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Stubbs, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .260
  Ramirez, R.A., P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Herrera, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Sutton, SS 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 .215
  Fisher, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  McDonald, D, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
Votto, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .317
  a-Barker, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .300
Phillips, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
  Janish, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
Rolen, 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .308
  b-Francisco, J, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .421
Bruce, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .220
Gomes, J, LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .266
  Dickerson, LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .275
Miller, C, C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .194
  Viola, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rosales, SS-2B 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .214
Wells, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
  Owings, M, P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .259
  Hanigan, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .264
Totals 32 0 5 0 2 8 18  

a-Walked for Votto in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Rolen in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Owings, M (4, Carpenter, C).
TB: Rolen; Owings, M 2; Rosales 2; Stubbs.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Votto; Miller, C; Bruce; Hanigan.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 9.

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

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Carpenter, C (W, 17-4) 5.0 3 0 0 1 6 0 2.24
Hawksworth 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.13
Motte 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.66
McClellan 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.71
Miller, T 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.09
 
Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wells, K (L, 2-5) 2.0 5 5 5 1 1 1 5.33
Owings, M 2.2 3 4 4 3 1 0 5.34
Viola 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.00
Fisher, C 1.2 5 3 3 2 2 0 4.56
Ramirez, R.A. 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.97
Herrera 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 3.06

Wells, K pitched to 2 batters in the 3rd.

Game Scores: Carpenter, C , Wells, K .
HBP: Ryan (by Wells, K), Rolen (by Carpenter, C), Francisco, J (by Miller, T).
Pitches-strikes: Carpenter, C 90-57, Hawksworth 16-10, Motte 16-11, McClellan 5-4, Miller, T 15-9, Wells, K 60-35, Owings, M 46-23, Viola 4-4, Fisher, C 43-27, Ramirez, R.A. 21-12, Herrera 21-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Carpenter, C 7-0, Hawksworth 2-0, Motte 1-1, McClellan 3-0, Miller, T 1-0, Wells, K 4-1, Owings, M 4-1, Viola 1-0, Fisher, C 1-1, Ramirez, R.A. 2-1, Herrera 1-0.
Batters faced: Carpenter, C 20, Hawksworth 4, Motte 4, McClellan 3, Miller, T 5, Wells, K 13, Owings, M 14, Viola 2, Fisher, C 12, Ramirez, R.A. 4, Herrera 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Owings, M 2-0, Viola 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 56 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, Varies.
T: 3:25.
Att: 11,860.
Venue: Great American Ball Park.
October 1, 2009
October 1, 2009

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