Cardinals 6W: Thompson (2-0)

L: Halama (0-1)Nationals 0

HOW THEY SCORED

Cardinals sixth: Thompson struck out. Eckstein doubled. Edmonds walked. Carrasco pitching. Rodriguez, pinch-hitting for Diaz, walked, loading the bases. Molina grounded into fielder's choice, Eckstein scored, Edmonds to third, Rodriguez out. Edmonds stole home on a double steal with Molina. On Carroll's error, Molina to third. Taguchi reached on an infield single, Molina scored. Grudzielanek grounded out. Cardinals, 3-0.

Cardinals eighth: Eckstein doubled. Seabol popped out on a bunt try. Rodriguez singled, Eckstein scored. Molina singled, Rodriguez to second. Taguchi struck out. Rodriguez stole third, Molina second on a double steal. Grudzielanek was intentionally walked, loading the bases. Bergmann pitching. Nunez singled, Rodriguez and Molina scored, Grudzielanek to third. Luna grounded out. Cardinals, 6-0.

St. LouisABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals35685310 -- Eckstein ss522001.276Edmonds cf210010.268Seabol 1b200001.205Pujols 1b101000.334EDiaz 1b100000.203Rodriguez ph-lf111110.291YMolina c421100.253Taguchi lf-cf401101.295Grudzielanek 2b300010.301Al Reyes p000000.000King p000000---Nunez 3b401201.302Luna rf-2b401002.282Eldred p100001.000Thompson p100001.200Marquis ph100001.356Tavarez p000000---Mabry rf100001.259WashingtonABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals2904024 -- Wilkerson lf401000.248Carroll 2b301010.246NJohnson 1b401000.292JGuillen rf400000.298PrWilson cf300002.260Castilla 3b200010.247GBennett c300001.235CGuzman ss301000.196Halama p200001.000HCarrasco p000000---Majewski p000000.000Stanton p000000---Bergmann p100000.000St. Louis

000003030 -- 680Washington

000000000 -- 042 E: Carroll (4), Castilla (8). LOB: St. Louis 5, Washington 4. 2B: Eckstein 2 (21). RBI: Rodriguez (17), YMolina (37), Taguchi (45), Nunez 2 (39). SB: Edmonds (3), Rodriguez (1), YMolina 2 (2). CS: Pujols (2). GIDP: NJohnson, PrWilson.

DP: St. Louis 2 (Eckstein, Grudzielanek and EDiaz), (Luna, Eckstein and Seabol).

St. LouisIP HRERBBSONPERAEldred3 20012491.98Thompson, W3 10000312.62Tavarez1 00001172.78Al Reyes1 00001152.31King1 10010222.80WashingtonIP HRERBBSONPERAHalama, L5B32213741.46HCarrascoC11010172.21Majewski1 00003152.97StantonC33311185.40Bergmann1B10003180.00 Eldred pitched to 2 batters in the 4th.

Inherited runners-scored: Thompson 2-0, HCarrasco 2-2, Bergmann 3-2.

IBB: off Stanton (Grudzielanek) 1.

T: 2:59. A: 41,130 (45,250).