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LA 3,  STL 8
Cardinals win series, 3-1
Cardinals coast to cusp of clincher
Jayson Werth, Shawn Green and Milton Bradley bashed solo home runs, but the Dodgers couldn't capitalize with runners on base for the second straight game.  Full story >


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Mike Matheny drove in four runs and the Cardinals relief pitchers came up big as St. Louis moved within one win of the NL Championship Series.
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October 7, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Los Angeles
1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 6 1
St Louis
0 3 0 0 3 0 2 0 X   8 11 0
Los AngelesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Izturis, SS4000112.222
Werth, LF3111212.429
Finley, CF4000104.000
Beltre, 3B4010012.375
Green, 1B4111001.125
Bradley, RF3121110.500
Cora, 2B4000012.125
Ross, D, C2000100.000
b-Ventura, PH1000000.000
Gagne, P0000000.000
Weaver, P2000001.000
Sanchez, P0000000.000
a-Grabowski, PH0000100.000
Alvarez, P0000000.000
Carrara, P0000000.000
Mayne, C1010000.333
Totals323637514 

a-Walked for Sanchez in the 6th. b-Flied out for Ross, D in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Bradley (1, Haren).
HR: Werth (1, 1st inning off Marquis, 0 on, 1 out), Green (1, 4th inning off Marquis, 0 on, 0 out), Bradley (1, 4th inning off Marquis, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Werth 4; Beltre; Green 4; Bradley 6; Mayne.
RBI: Werth (2), Green (1), Bradley (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltre, Finley 2, Cora.
GIDP: Cora.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Weaver (1, pickoff).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Womack, 2B5111011.100
Walker, RF4111010.375
Pujols, 1B3110201.429
Rolen, 3B4000123.000
Edmonds, CF4000034.250
Renteria, SS4331000.667
Sanders, LF3230000.429
Matheny, C3024002.429
Marquis, P1000001.000
Eldred, P0000000.000
a-Anderson, PH1000011.000
Haren, P1000002.000
King, P0000000.000
b-Cedeno, PH1000001.500
Tavarez, P0000000.000
Kline, P0000000.000
Totals3481173816 

a-Struck out for Eldred in the 4th. b-Flied out for King in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Renteria (2, Weaver), Walker (1, Weaver).
3B: Womack (1, Weaver).
TB: Womack 3; Walker 2; Pujols; Renteria 4; Sanders 3; Matheny 2.
RBI: Womack (1), Walker (3), Renteria (3), Matheny 4 (5).
2-out RBI: Womack, Walker, Renteria, Matheny 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Edmonds, Pujols, Womack, Haren.
S: Matheny.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sanders (1, 2nd base off Carrara/Ross, D).

FIELDING
DP: (Womack-Renteria-Pujols).

 
Los AngelesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (L, 0-1)4.286624011.57
Sanchez 0.10000000.00
Alvarez 1.21110205.40
Carrara 0.121100013.50
Gagne 1.00001200.00
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marquis 3.14334038.10
Eldred 0.20002000.00
Haren (W, 1-0)2.01001300.00
King (H, 1)1.00000000.00
Tavarez 1.21000200.00
Kline 0.10000000.00

WP: Weaver.
HBP: Walker (by Weaver), Sanders (by Weaver).
Pitches-strikes: Weaver 90-57, Sanchez 1-1, Alvarez 23-16, Carrara 16-10, Gagne 15-9, Marquis 89-49, Eldred 20-9, Haren 35-20, King 14-10, Tavarez 29-19, Kline 3-2.
Ground outs-fly outs: Weaver 2-8, Sanchez 0-1, Alvarez 0-3, Carrara 0-1, Gagne 0-1, Marquis 4-6, Eldred 0-2, Haren 2-1, King 3-0, Tavarez 1-2, Kline 0-1.
Batters faced: Weaver 26, Sanchez 1, Alvarez 6, Carrara 3, Gagne 4, Marquis 17, Eldred 4, Haren 8, King 3, Tavarez 6, Kline 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Sanchez 2-0, Carrara 1-1, Eldred 1-0, Kline 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Gerry Davis. LF: Brian O'Nora. RF: Dale Scott.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:36.
Att: 52,228.

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