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Cards' journey over
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Dodgers 5, Cardinals 1
Albert Pujols (center) and his teammates watch the Dodgers' postgame celebration. (Getty)
History -- and the Dodgers -- proved to be too much of an obstacle for the Cardinals. In an attempt to be the first NL squad to rally from an 0-2 deficit in a Division Series, St. Louis received just four innings from Joel Pineiro and was unable to muster very much at the plate, as its season came to an end at Busch Stadium.
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Series at a glance:
  • Sat. 10/10: LAD 5, STL 1
LAD
LA Dodgers
STL
St. Louis
October 10, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0   5 12 0
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 6 1
Recap: LAD | STL  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Cardinals stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 5 1 2 1 0 1 0 .500
Kemp, CF 5 1 1 0 0 4 2 .143
Ethier, RF 5 2 3 2 0 1 1 .500
Ramirez, M, LF 5 0 3 2 0 1 1 .308
  Pierre, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Loney, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
Blake, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .273
Belliard, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .273
  Hudson, O, 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Martin, R, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .111
Padilla, P 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
  a-Thome, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 40 5 12 5 0 11 15  

a-Grounded out for Padilla in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez, M 2 (3, Pineiro, Pineiro), Ethier (2, Franklin).
3B: Ethier (1, Smoltz).
HR: Ethier (2, 3rd inning off Pineiro, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Belliard; Furcal 2; Ramirez, M 5; Kemp; Blake; Ethier 9; Loney.
RBI: Ramirez, M 2 (2), Ethier 2 (3), Furcal (2).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, M 2; Ethier 2; Furcal.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loney 2; Blake 2; Ramirez, M.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 8.

 
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  c-Lugo, PH-2B 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .400
Ludwick, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
Pujols, 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .300
Holliday, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167
Rasmus, C, CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .444
Molina, Y, C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .308
DeRosa, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .385
Ryan, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .083
  d-Ankiel, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Pineiro, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Reyes, De, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Thurston, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Smoltz, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Motte, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-LaRue, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Franklin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 1 6 1 2 6 13  

a-Struck out for Reyes, De in the 5th. b-Popped out for Motte in the 8th. c-Walked for Schumaker in the 8th. d-Struck out for Ryan in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rasmus, C (3, Padilla), Molina, Y (1, Padilla).
TB: Molina, Y 3; Ludwick; Pujols 2; Rasmus, C 2.
RBI: Pujols (1).
2-out RBI: Pujols.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, Y 2; DeRosa; Ankiel.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lugo (2, 2nd base off Broxton, J/Martin, R).

FIELDING
E: Pineiro (1, missed catch).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Padilla (W, 1-0) 7.0 4 0 0 1 4 0 0.00
Sherrill 0.2 0 1 1 1 0 0 3.86
Broxton, J 1.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.45
 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pineiro (L, 0-1) 4.0 7 4 4 0 3 1 9.00
Reyes, De 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 9.00
Smoltz 2.0 4 1 1 0 5 0 4.50
Motte 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Franklin 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00

Pitches-strikes: Padilla 97-69, Sherrill 11-6, Broxton, J 21-19, Pineiro 63-44, Reyes, De 10-8, Smoltz 49-34, Motte 7-6, Franklin 12-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Padilla 10-4, Sherrill 0-1, Broxton, J 1-1, Pineiro 7-3, Reyes, De 1-0, Smoltz 0-1, Motte 3-0, Franklin 2-0.
Batters faced: Padilla 26, Sherrill 3, Broxton, J 6, Pineiro 20, Reyes, De 3, Smoltz 10, Motte 3, Franklin 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Broxton, J 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Tony Randazzo. LF: Dana DeMuth. RF: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 57 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 47,296.
Venue: Busch Stadium.
October 10, 2009
October 10, 2009

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