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Cards stunned late
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Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2
Albert Pujols leaves the field after Mark Loretta drives in the game-winner. (Stephen Dunn/Getty)
After a disappointing defeat in Game 1 of the NLDS, the Cardinals needed a big-time performance from Adam Wainwright in Game 2, and that's exactly what they got. But Matt Holliday dropped a ball that could have ended the game, and the Dodgers stormed back to put the Redbirds in an 0-2 hole heading back to St. Louis.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis
LAD
LA Dodgers
October 8, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 10 1
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2   3 5 0
Recap: STL | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Dodgers stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lugo, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .400
Ryan, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .111
Pujols, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .167
Holliday, LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .250
Ludwick, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .375
Molina, Y, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .222
DeRosa, 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .556
Rasmus, C, CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 .500
Wainwright, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Glaus, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  Miller, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Franklin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 2 10 2 1 4 15  

a-Flied out for Wainwright in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lugo (1, Kershaw), Rasmus, C (2, Kershaw).
HR: Holliday (1, 2nd inning off Kershaw, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Molina, Y; Pujols; Lugo 3; Rasmus, C 3; Ludwick; DeRosa 2; Holliday 4.
RBI: Holliday (1), Rasmus, C (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Holliday; Ryan 2; Molina, Y.
SAC: Wainwright.
GIDP: Rasmus, C.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lugo (1, 2nd base off Belisario/Martin, R).

FIELDING
E: Holliday (1, fielding).
PB: Molina, Y (1).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .571
Kemp, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .111
Ethier, RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .429
Ramirez, M, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .125
Loney, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
  2-Pierre, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Blake, 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .286
Belliard, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 .286
Martin, R, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200
Kershaw, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Belisario, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Thome, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  1-Hudson, O, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Loretta, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000
Totals 32 3 5 3 3 7 4  

a-Hit by pitch for Broxton, J in the 8th. b-Singled for Sherrill in the 9th.
1-Ran for Thome in the 8th. 2-Ran for Loney in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Ethier (1, 4th inning off Wainwright, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Loretta; Belliard; Furcal; Ethier 4; Martin, R.
RBI: Ethier (1), Belliard (1), Loretta (1).
2-out RBI: Ethier; Belliard; Loretta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kemp 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-3.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Kemp (Rasmus, C at 3rd base).
DP: (Furcal-Belliard-Loney).

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wainwright 8.0 3 1 1 1 7 1 1.13
Miller, T (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Franklin (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 0.1 2 2 0 2 0 0 0.00
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kershaw 6.2 9 2 2 1 4 1 2.70
Belisario 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Broxton, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
Sherrill (W, 1-0) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

WP: Kershaw.
IBB: Pujols (by Kershaw).
HBP: Thome (by Wainwright).
Pitches-strikes: Wainwright 109-78, Miller, T 8-5, Franklin 23-12, Kershaw 106-67, Belisario 5-2, Broxton, J 9-5, Sherrill 10-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wainwright 9-3, Miller, T 0-0, Franklin 0-1, Kershaw 8-1, Belisario 0-1, Broxton, J 2-0, Sherrill 1-1.
Batters faced: Wainwright 29, Miller, T 1, Franklin 6, Kershaw 28, Belisario 1, Broxton, J 3, Sherrill 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Belisario 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Ed Rapuano. LF: Tony Randazzo. RF: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 71 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:07.
Att: 51,819.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
October 8, 2009
October 8, 2009

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