St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day 2004 – Look at the Last 50

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals

 

Monday, April 5, 2004, 3:18PM, Busch Stadium II

Umpires: HP – Mike Reilly, 1B – Chuck Meriwether, 2B – CB Bucknor, 3B – Eric Cooper.
Time of Game: 2:57.
Attendance: 49,149.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 63° F, Wind 5mph in from Centerfield

 

Top 5 Plays

MIL S. Podsednik  Home Run (Fly Ball); Moeller Scores; Ginter

STL A. Pujols Double to 3B (Ground Ball to Short LF); Matheny Scores; Womack Scores
STL M. Morris Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Sanders Scores; Matheny Scores
STL R. Sanders Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Rolen Scores; Renteria to 3B
MIL B. Grieve Home Run (Fly Ball); Helms Scores

 

The Game

BREWERS 1ST: Podsednik grounded out (pitcher to first); Counsell
walked; Spivey singled to left [Counsell to second]; Jenkins
lined into a double play to center [Counsell out at second
(center to second)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Womack walked; Womack stole second; Lankford
struck out; Womack stole third; Pujols struck out; Edmonds
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Cardinals 0.

BREWERS 2ND: Overbay struck out (catcher to first); Helms popped
to first; Grieve grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Rolen singled to center; Renteria lined to left;
Sanders popped to second; Rolen was picked off first but was
safe on an error by Sheets [Rolen to third]; Matheny singled to
center [Rolen scored (unearned)]; Morris lined to center; 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Cardinals 1.

BREWERS 3RD: Moeller walked; Sheets reached on an error by
Pujols on a sacrifice bunt [Moeller to third]; Podsednik reached
on a fielder’s choice [Sheets to second (error by Renteria;
assist by Womack), Moeller scored (unearned)]; Counsell out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Sheets to third, Podsednik to
second]; Spivey walked; Jenkins hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Sheets scored (unearned)]; Overbay forced Spivey (second to
shortstop); 2 R (0 ER), 0 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. Brewers 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Womack grounded out (second to first); Lankford
doubled to right; Pujols flied to center; Edmonds lined to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Brewers 2, Cardinals 1.

BREWERS 4TH: Helms walked; Grieve homered [Helms scored];
Moeller popped to shortstop; Sheets struck out; Podsednik
doubled to left; Morris threw a wild pitch [Podsednik to third];
Counsell flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Brewers 4,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Rolen walked; Renteria walked [Rolen to second];
Sanders doubled to left [Rolen scored, Renteria to third];
Matheny reached on a fielder’s choice [Renteria out at home
(third to catcher), Sanders to third]; Morris doubled to center
[Sanders scored, Matheny scored]; BURBA REPLACED SHEETS
(PITCHING); Womack walked; Lankford flied to right [Morris to
third]; Womack stole second; Pujols was walked intentionally;
Edmonds popped to third; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Brewers 4,
Cardinals 4.

BREWERS 5TH: Spivey grounded out (pitcher to first); Jenkins
flied to left; Overbay flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Brewers 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Rolen flied to center; Renteria flied to left;
Sanders struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Brewers 4, Cardinals
4.

BREWERS 6TH: Helms struck out; Grieve flied to center; Moeller
singled to third; GINTER BATTED FOR BURBA; Ginter walked
[Moeller to second]; Podsednik homered [Moeller scored, Ginter
scored]; Counsell grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Brewers 7, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: FORD REPLACED GINTER (PITCHING); Matheny was hit
by a pitch; ANDERSON BATTED FOR MORRIS; Anderson struck out;
Womack singled to left [Matheny to second]; Lankford grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Matheny to third, Womack to second];
Pujols doubled to third [Matheny scored, Womack scored]; Edmonds
lined to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Brewers 7, Cardinals 6.

BREWERS 7TH: KING REPLACED ANDERSON (PITCHING); Spivey walked;
Jenkins walked [Spivey to second]; Overbay grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Spivey to third,
Jenkins out at second]; LINCOLN REPLACED KING (PITCHING); Helms
walked; Grieve singled to pitcher [Spivey scored, Helms to
second]; Moeller was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB. Brewers 8, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: CLARK REPLACED GRIEVE (PLAYING RF); Rolen flied
to right; Renteria flied to right; Sanders popped to third; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Brewers 8, Cardinals 6.

BREWERS 8TH: DURRINGTON BATTED FOR FORD; Durrington popped to
shortstop; Podsednik was called out on strikes; Counsell struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Brewers 8, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: VIZCAINO REPLACED DURRINGTON (PITCHING); Matheny
singled to left; CEDENO BATTED FOR LINCOLN; Cedeno struck out;
Womack struck out; Lankford lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Brewers 8, Cardinals 6.

BREWERS 9TH: TAVAREZ REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Spivey struck
out; Jenkins grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Overbay struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Brewers 8, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: KOLB REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); Pujols
grounded out (shortstop to first); Edmonds lined to shortstop;
Rolen grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Brewers 8, Cardinals 6.

 

BATTING
Milwaukee Brewers AB R H RBI BB SO PO A
Podsednik cf 5 1 2 4 0 1 4 0
Counsell ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Spivey 2b 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 2
Jenkins lf 3 0 0 1 1 0 3 0
Overbay 1b 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 0
Helms 3b 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 1
Grieve rf 4 1 2 3 0 0 1 0
Clark rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Moeller c 3 2 1 0 1 1 8 0
Sheets p 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Burba p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ginter ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Ford p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Durrington ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vizcaino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kolb p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 8 6 8 8 8 27 5
FIELDING –
E: Sheets (1).
BATTING –
2B: Podsednik (1,off Morris).
HR: Grieve (1,4th inning off Morris 1 on 0 out); Podsednik (1,6th inning off
Morris 2 on 2 out).
SH: Sheets (1,off Morris); Counsell (1,off Morris).
SF: Jenkins (1,off Morris).
GDP: Overbay (1,off King).
Team LOB: 6.
St. Louis Cardinals AB R H RBI BB SO PO A
Womack 2b 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 3
Lankford lf 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 0
Pujols 1b 4 0 1 2 1 1 8 0
Edmonds cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
Rolen 3b 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
Renteria ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 2
Sanders rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
Matheny c 3 2 2 1 0 0 7 1
Morris p 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
Anderson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lincoln p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cedeno ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 35 6 8 6 5 7 27 10
FIELDING
DP: 2. Edmonds-Womack, Womack-Renteria-Pujols.
E: Pujols (1), Renteria (1).
BATTING –
2B: Lankford (1,off Sheets); Sanders (1,off Sheets); Morris (1,off Sheets);
Pujols (1,off Ford).
HBP: Matheny (1,by Ford).
IBB: Pujols (1,by Burba).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING –
SB: Womack 3 (3,2nd base off Sheets/Moeller,3rd base off Sheets/Moeller,2nd
base off Burba/Moeller).
PITCHING
Milwaukee Brewers IP H R ER BB SO HR BFP
Sheets 3.1 5 4 3 3 3 0 18
Burba W(1-0) 1.2 0 0 0 2 1 0 7
Ford 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 9
Vizcaino 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4
Kolb SV(1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Totals 9 8 6 5 5 7 0 41
HBP: Ford (1,Matheny).
IBB: Burba (1,Pujols).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Burba 1-0.
.
St. Louis Cardinals IP H R ER BB SO HR BFP
Morris L(0-1) 6 5 7 5 5 3 2 29
King 0.2 0 1 1 2 0 0 3
Lincoln 1.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 6
Tavarez 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
Totals 9 6 8 6 8 8 2 41
WP: Morris (1).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Lincoln 1-1.

 

 

Final Totals R H E LOB
Brewers 8 6 1 6
Cardinals 6 8 2 8