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Colorado Rockies
@ St. Louis Cardinals

Sunday, Jun 7, 2009, 12:15 PM MDT
Busch Stadium

Ubaldo Jimenez vs Joel Pineiro

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Partly cloudy,rain. Game time temperature around 85.

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Having won three games in a row (and convincingly at that) for the first time since, well, the second through fourth games of the season, the Rockies look to set a couple of new marks against the Cardinals this afternoon. They'll be seeking their first four game winning streak, a series-clinching win, and another evening of cheap tacos for Rockies fans along the Front Range.

With staff ace Ubaldo Jimenez (3-6, 4.11 ERA) on the mound against journeyman Joel Pineiro (5-5, 3.86 ERA), I like our chances. I also like tacos, so let's see some more offense, Rockies!


Ubaldo Jimenez

#38 / Pitcher / Colorado Rockies

6-4

200

R

R

Jan 22, 1984


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Joel Pineiro

#35 / Pitcher / St. Louis Cardinals

6-1

200

R

R

Sep 25, 1978


Lineup

Colorado Rockies @ St. Louis Cardinals

06/07/09 12:15 PM MDT

Colorado Rockies St. Louis Cardinals
Dexter Fowler - CF Skip Schumaker - 2B
Clint Barmes - 2B Colby Rasmus - CF
Brad Hawpe - RF Albert Pujols - 1B
Garrett Atkins - 1B Rick Ankiel - RF
Ian Stewart - 3B Chris Duncan - LF
Carlos Gonzalez - LF Yadier Molina - C
Troy Tulowitzki - SS Joe Thurston - 3B
Paul Phillips - C Brendan Ryan - SS
Ubaldo Jimenez - P Joel Pineiro - P

Todd Helton gets a rest today, with the red hot Ian Stewart filling the fifth spot in the lineup and Troy Tulowitzki in the seven hole making his return. Meanwhile, Tony LaRussa has assembled a more conventional lineup today.

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