St Louis Cardinals Opening Day 2012 – Look at the Last 50

St. Louis Cardinals at Florida Marlins

Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 7:15PM, Marlins Park
Attendance: 36,601, Time of Game: 2:42

Umpires: HP – Ed Rapuano, 1B – Angel Hernandez, 2B – Laz Diaz, 3B – Ed Hickox.
Start Time Weather: 79° F, Wind 11mph in from Rightfield, Sunny.

Managing Debut for Mike Matheny

 

 

Starting Line-ups

St. Louis Cardinals       Miami Marlins
1. Furcal ss                   Reyes ss
2. Beltran rf                   Bonifacio cf
3. Holliday lf                  Ramirez 3b
4. Berkman 1b               Stanton rf
5. Freese 3b                  Morrison lf
6. Molina c                    G. Sanchez 1b
7. Jay cf                         Infante 2b
8. Descalso 2b              Buck c
9. Lohse p                     Johnson p

 

The Game

CARDINALS 1ST: First game in Marlins Park, Miami; ceremonial
pitch by Muhammad Ali; Furcal grounded out (shortstop to
first); Beltran singled to right; Holliday flied to right;
Berkman doubled to left [Beltran to third]; Freese singled to
left [Beltran scored, Berkman scored, Freese to second (on throw
to home)]; Molina grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Marlins 0.

MARLINS 1ST: Reyes flied to right; Bonifacio grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ramirez popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Marlins 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Jay lined to pitcher; Descalso walked; Lohse out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Descalso to second];
Furcal singled to center [Descalso scored]; Beltran singled to
left [Furcal to third]; Holliday forced Beltran (third to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Marlins 0.

MARLINS 2ND: Stanton flied to center; Morrison lined to right;
G. Sanchez lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3,
Marlins 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Freese
singled to center; Molina lined into a double play to third
[Freese out at first (third to first)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Marlins 0.

MARLINS 3RD: Infante grounded out (third to first); Buck
grounded out (pitcher to first); Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Marlins 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Jay singled to left; Descalso was called out on
strikes while Jay was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Lohse lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Marlins 0.

MARLINS 4TH: Reyes flied to center; Bonifacio was hit by a
pitch; Ramirez grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Bonifacio out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Marlins 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Furcal singled to third; Beltran struck out while
Furcal stole second; Holliday was called out on strikes; Berkman
was walked intentionally; Freese struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB. Cardinals 3, Marlins 0.

MARLINS 5TH: Stanton flied to center; Morrison flied to center;
G. Sanchez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Marlins 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Molina singled to left; Jay flied to left;
Descalso singled to right [Molina to second]; On a bunt Lohse
forced Molina (catcher to third) [Descalso to second]; Furcal
lined to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Marlins 0.

MARLINS 6TH: Infante flied to center; Buck grounded out (pitcher
to first); COGHLAN BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Coghlan grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Marlins 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: DUNN REPLACED COGHLAN (PITCHING); Beltran popped
to catcher; Holliday was called out on strikes; Berkman grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3,
Marlins 0.

MARLINS 7TH: Reyes singled to right; Bonifacio forced Reyes
(pitcher to shortstop); Ramirez flied to left; Stanton flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Marlins 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: WEBB REPLACED DUNN (PITCHING); Freese singled to
shortstop; Molina doubled to left [Freese to third]; CHOATE
REPLACED WEBB (PITCHING); Jay grounded out (pitcher to first);
Descalso grounded out (pitcher unassisted) [Freese scored,
Molina to third]; Lohse grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Marlins 0.

MARLINS 8TH: Morrison singled to right; G. Sanchez was called
out on strikes; SALAS REPLACED LOHSE (PITCHING); Infante forced
Morrison (second to shortstop); Buck doubled to center [Infante
scored]; DOBBS BATTED FOR CHOATE; RZEPCZYNSKI REPLACED SALAS
(PITCHING); KEARNS BATTED FOR DOBBS; Kearns struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Marlins 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: CISHEK REPLACED KEARNS (PITCHING); Furcal doubled
to center; Beltran popped to shortstop; Holliday grounded out
(second to first) [Furcal to third]; Berkman was walked
intentionally; Freese flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Cardinals 4, Marlins 1.

MARLINS 9TH: MOTTE REPLACED RZEPCZYNSKI (PITCHING); Reyes
singled to center; Bonifacio forced Reyes (pitcher to second);
Ramirez struck out; Stanton struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Cardinals 4, Marlins 1.

Kyle Lohse the winning pitcher.