St. Louis 9, LA Dodgers 2

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, April 16, 2011 10:10 PM
Location - Dodger Stadium
Temperature - 78°
Umpires - Home Plate - Joe West, First Base - Angel Hernandez, Second Base - Paul Schrieber, Third Base - Chad Fairchild,
Attendance - 31614

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
St. Louis 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 2 9 13 0
LA Dodgers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
St. Louis 8-7 2-4 6-3 W4
LA Dodgers 6-9 3-4 3-5 L5

Recap


Kyle McClellan threw seven strong innings and Allen Craig hit a three-run homer to lead the visiting St. Louis Cardinals to a 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday.
 
McClellan (2-0) allowed one run on six hits with no walks over seven innings.
 
St. Louis, which has won six of its last seven, grabbed a 1-0 lead in the third on David Freese’s sacrifice fly.
 
Ryan Theriot added to the Cardinals’ lead with a run-scoring double in the fourth off Clayton Kershaw (2-2), who gave up five runs on six hits and five walks over 4 2/3 innings.
 
Craig ended Kershaw’s night with his three-run shot, his first of the season.
 
Los Angeles has been outscored 29-9 and outhit 48-27 in the series’ first three games. Matt Kemp is one of the few bright spots after going 2-for-4 with an RBI single Saturday to improve his average to .453.
 
St. Louis added two runs in the ninth off Ramon Troncoso, who gave up seven hits and three runs in two innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
St. Louis   LA Dodgers
Kyle McClellan Player Clayton Kershaw
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 4.2
2 Strikeouts 5
6 Hits 6
1.29 ERA 9.64
Hitting
St. Louis   LA Dodgers
Allen Craig Player Andre Ethier
3 Hits 3
3 RBI 0
1 HR 0
6 TB 5
.750 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
St. Louis 13 1 17 .371 18 9 8 5 3 0
LA Dodgers 9 0 11 .257 24 5 2 1 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • LA Dodgers will play their next game at home against St. Louis. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .375 after a loss.
  • St. Louis will play their next game on the road against LA Dodgers. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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