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Boggs shines in win
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Cardinals 5, Royals 1
Mitchell Boggs gave up one run on four hits over six-plus innings. (Ed Zurga/AP)
Rick Ankiel belted a two-run homer, the Cards took advantage of two Royals errors and starter Mitchell Boggs pitched the best game of his career, leading St. Louis to snap a three-game losing streak with a win over Kansas City on Saturday.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (46-36)
Won 1
St. Louis 5, Kansas City 1   KC
Kansas City (37-44)
Lost 1
June 28, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0   5 7 0
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 5 2
Standings thru 6/28/08  |  Recap: STL | KC  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Royals stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, LF4110012.303
Miles, 2B4110003.315
Pujols, 1B4010001.353
Ankiel, CF4112001.255
Glaus, 3B4000010.261
Ludwick, RF3210100.286
Duncan, DH2011211.233
Molina, C4010013.295
Ryan, SS4000014.286
Totals335733515 

BATTING
2B: Ludwick (22, Davies).
HR: Ankiel (15, 6th inning off Davies, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Schumaker; Miles; Pujols; Ankiel 4; Ludwick 2; Duncan; Molina.
RBI: Duncan (18), Ankiel 2 (37).
2-out RBI: Ankiel 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Miles; Ryan.
GIDP: Ryan.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Duncan (2, 2nd base off Tejeda/Olivo).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Schumaker (Olivo at home).
DP: (Miles-Ryan-Pujols).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, LF4010011.316
Aviles, M, SS4020011.321
Gordon, 3B3000111.263
Guillen, DH4000013.281
Grudzielanek, 2B3000100.298
Teahen, RF2100221.254
Olivo, C4010012.257
Gload, 1B3011101.264
Gathright, CF3000003.242
Totals301515713 

BATTING
2B: DeJesus (12, Boggs), Gload (9, McClellan).
TB: DeJesus 2; Aviles, M 2; Olivo; Gload 2.
RBI: Gload (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gathright; Aviles, M; DeJesus; Gload.
GIDP: Guillen.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Aviles, M (4, throw), Olivo (2, missed catch).
DP: (Grudzielanek-Aviles, M-Gload).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Boggs (W, 3-0)6.04114604.37
McClellan 2.01000102.49
Springer 1.00001002.19
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davies (L, 3-1)6.17532213.34
Ramirez, H 1.20000103.38
Tejeda 1.00001207.71

Boggs pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP: Davies.
Pitches-strikes: Boggs 96-55, McClellan 16-10, Springer 16-8, Davies 100-60, Ramirez, H 14-8, Tejeda 16-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Boggs 6-6, McClellan 3-1, Springer 1-2, Davies 6-10, Ramirez, H 3-1, Tejeda 0-1.
Batters faced: Boggs 25, McClellan 6, Springer 4, Davies 27, Ramirez, H 5, Tejeda 4.
Inherited runners-scored: McClellan 2-1, Ramirez, H 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 2:31 (:19 delay).
Att: 37,537.

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