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Cain dazzles in loss
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Cardinals 8, Giants 7
Matt Cain gave up two runs in the seventh inning. (George Nikitin/AP)
Matt Cain delivered six no-hit innings and gave himself the lead with a solo homer in the five-run sixth, but the bullpen couldn't hold it. Down to their last out in the ninth inning, the Giants tied it up with a Fred Lewis double before the Cardinals squeezed out one more run in the 10th.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (9-3)
Won 2
St. Louis 8, San Francisco 7   SF
San Francisco (4-8)
Lost 2
April 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 1   8 9 0
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 2 0   7 10 0
Standings thru 4/12/08  |  Recap: STL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Giants stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, RF3000010.250
  b-Ludwick, PH-RF2112103.333
Duncan, LF5132110.286
Pujols, 1B4220204.390
Ankiel, CF4212114.273
Glaus, 3B5000025.222
Kennedy, 2B4111110.214
LaRue, C4000002.000
  Molina, C0000000.265
Wellemeyer, P2000000.000
  a-Washington, PH1011000.333
  Jimenez, K, P0000000.000
  Franklin, P0000000.000
  c-Barton, PH1000000.389
  Isringhausen, P0000000.000
  d-Miles, PH0000000.217
  Reyes, P0000000.000
Izturis, SS3100112.219
Totals388987720 

a-Singled for Wellemeyer in the 7th. b-Lined out for Schumaker in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Franklin in the 9th. d-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Isringhausen in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Pujols (4, Cain), Duncan (1, Hennessey).
HR: Duncan (1, 8th inning off Walker, 0 on, 0 out), Ankiel (4, 8th inning off Walker, 1 on, 0 out), Ludwick (2, 9th inning off Hennessey, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Ludwick 4; Duncan 7; Pujols 3; Ankiel 4; Kennedy; Washington.
RBI: Kennedy (3), Washington (2), Duncan 2 (3), Ankiel 2 (10), Ludwick 2 (8).
2-out RBI: Washington; Duncan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ludwick 2; Glaus; Pujols 2.
S: Miles.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Wellemeyer (Velez at 1st base).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF4131110.310
Velez, 2B4000004.212
  Wilson, P0000000.000
  a-Rowand, PH1000001.267
  Threets, P0000000.000
Winn, CF-RF5000021.250
Molina, C5111020.279
Castillo, 3B4110120.267
Bowker, RF3123000.667
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Valdez, P0000000.000
  Walker, P0000000.000
  Hennessey, P0000000.000
  Durham, 2B2110001.233
Ortmeier, 1B3000011.167
  Aurilia, 1B1011000.250
Bocock, SS4000021.194
Cain, P1111100.250
  Davis, CF2100001.077
Totals39710731010 

a-Popped out for Wilson in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lewis 2 (5, Jimenez, K, Isringhausen), Durham (2, Isringhausen), Castillo (7, Reyes).
HR: Cain (1, 6th inning off Wellemeyer, 0 on, 0 out), Bowker (1, 6th inning off Wellemeyer, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Lewis 5; Molina; Castillo 2; Bowker 5; Durham 2; Aurilia; Cain 4.
RBI: Cain (1), Molina (9), Bowker 3 (3), Aurilia (4), Lewis (1).
2-out RBI: Molina; Bowker 3; Lewis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Velez; Rowand; Durham.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis (4, 2nd base off Isringhausen/LaRue).
CS: Velez (1, 2nd base by Wellemeyer/LaRue).
PO: Velez (1st base by Wellemeyer).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wellemeyer 6.05553724.00
Jimenez, K 1.01000003.00
Franklin 1.00000001.35
Isringhausen (BS, 1)(W, 1-0)1.03220102.57
Reyes (S, 1)1.01000203.18
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain 6.23223503.24
Taschner 0.00000001.93
Valdez (H, 2)0.10000001.42
Walker (BS, 1)1.03330125.06
Hennessey 0.122220117.47
Wilson 0.20000006.23
Threets (L, 0-1)1.01112104.05

Taschner pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Walker.
IBB: Pujols (by Hennessey), Ludwick (by Threets).
HBP: Izturis (by Taschner), LaRue (by Threets).
Pitches-strikes: Wellemeyer 93-60, Jimenez, K 17-11, Franklin 8-5, Isringhausen 26-16, Reyes 14-10, Cain 95-56, Taschner 3-2, Valdez 1-1, Walker 23-14, Hennessey 17-5, Wilson 8-5, Threets 22-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wellemeyer 6-4, Jimenez, K 2-1, Franklin 1-2, Isringhausen 1-1, Reyes 1-0, Cain 7-8, Taschner 0-0, Valdez 0-1, Walker 1-1, Hennessey 1-0, Wilson 2-0, Threets 2-0.
Batters faced: Wellemeyer 25, Jimenez, K 4, Franklin 3, Isringhausen 6, Reyes 4, Cain 26, Taschner 1, Valdez 1, Walker 6, Hennessey 5, Wilson 2, Threets 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Taschner 2-0, Valdez 3-0, Wilson 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Todd Tichenor. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 79 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:20.
Att: 35,717.

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