St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day 2008 – Look at the Last 50

Colorado Rockies at St. Louis Cardinals

Tuesday, April 1, 2008, 7:15PM, Busch Stadium III
Attendance: 45,996, Time of Game: 2:51

1 Willy Taveras CF        1 Skip Schumaker RF
2 Troy Tulowitzki SS      2 Chris Duncan LF
3 Todd Helton 1B           3 Albert Pujols 1B
4 Matt Holliday LF         4 Rick Ankiel CF
5 Garrett Atkins 3B        5 Troy Glaus 3B
6 Brad Hawpe RF          6 Yadier Molina C
7 Yorvit Torrealba C       7 Adam Kennedy 2B
8 Jayson Nix 2B             8 Kyle Lohse P
9 Kip Wells P                 9 Cesar Izturis SS

 

The Game

 

ROCKIES 1ST: Taveras grounded out (third to first); Tulowitzki
doubled to left; Molina allowed a passed ball [Tulowitzki to
third]; Helton popped to first; Holliday walked; Atkins flied to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Rockies 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Schumaker walked; Duncan grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Schumaker out at second];
Pujols popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Rockies 0,
Cardinals 0.

ROCKIES 2ND: Hawpe was called out on strikes; Torrealba grounded
out (third to first); Nix flied to left; Debut game for
Jayson Nix; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Rockies 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Ankiel grounded out (third to first); Glaus flied
to right; Molina struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Rockies 0,
Cardinals 0.

ROCKIES 3RD: Wells was called out on strikes; Taveras grounded
out (shortstop to first); Tulowitzki walked; Helton singled to
right [Tulowitzki to second]; Holliday lined to first; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB. Rockies 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Kennedy singled to left; Lohse out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Kennedy to second]; Izturis flied to
left; Schumaker flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Rockies
0, Cardinals 0.

ROCKIES 4TH: Atkins lined to left; Hawpe grounded out (first
unassisted); Torrealba flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Rockies 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Duncan singled to center; Pujols struck out while
Duncan was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Ankiel
walked; Glaus struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Rockies 0,
Cardinals 0.

ROCKIES 5TH: Nix walked; On a bunt Wells struck out; Taveras
forced Nix (shortstop to second); Tulowitzki singled to
shortstop [Taveras to second]; Helton grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Rockies 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Molina homered; Kennedy grounded out (second to
first); WASHINGTON BATTED FOR LOHSE; Washington grounded out
(first to pitcher); Debut game for Rico Washington;
Izturis grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Rockies 0, Cardinals 1.

ROCKIES 6TH: MCCLELLAN REPLACED WASHINGTON (PITCHING); Holliday
grounded out (third to first); Debut game for Kyle
McClellan; Atkins flied to center; Hawpe struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Rockies 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Schumaker grounded out (second to first); Duncan
walked; Pujols singled to left [Duncan to second]; BOWIE
REPLACED WELLS (PITCHING); Ankiel grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Pujols out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB. Rockies 0, Cardinals 1.

ROCKIES 7TH: SPRINGER REPLACED MCCLELLAN (PITCHING); Torrealba
singled to center; Nix struck out; SPILBORGHS BATTED FOR BOWIE;
Spilborghs struck out; Taveras flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB. Rockies 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: BUCHHOLZ REPLACED SPILBORGHS (PITCHING); Glaus
grounded out (first to pitcher); Molina flied to center; Kennedy
singled to left; BARTON BATTED FOR SPRINGER; Barton singled to
shortstop [Kennedy to third]; Debut game for Brian
Barton; Izturis struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Rockies
0, Cardinals 1.

ROCKIES 8TH: FRANKLIN REPLACED BARTON (PITCHING);

Tulowitzki singled to center; Helton doubled [Tulowitzki to third];
Holliday reached on a fielder’s choice [Tulowitzki scored (error
by Glaus) (unearned) (no RBI), Helton to third]; Atkins walked
[Holliday to second]; FLORES REPLACED FRANKLIN (PITCHING); Hawpe
struck out; Torrealba struck out; Nix walked [Helton scored
(unearned), Holliday to third, Atkins to second]; BAKER BATTED
FOR BUCHHOLZ; Baker forced Atkins (third unassisted) [Nix to
second]; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. Rockies 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: FUENTES REPLACED BAKER (PITCHING); Schumaker
grounded out (first unassisted); Duncan grounded out (shortstop
to first); Pujols popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Rockies 2, Cardinals 1.

ROCKIES 9TH: ISRINGHAUSEN REPLACED FLORES (PITCHING); Taveras
popped to second; Tulowitzki grounded out (shortstop to first);
Helton walked; Holliday was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB. Rockies 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: CORPAS REPLACED HOLLIDAY (PITCHING); PODSEDNIK
REPLACED FUENTES (PLAYING LF); Ankiel grounded out (first to
pitcher); Glaus flied to right; Molina flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Rockies 2, Cardinals 1.

Final Totals

R H E LOB
Rockies 2 6 0 11
Cardinals 1 6 1 5