Walt Jocketty will be in the front office through 2008.
Jeff Suppan (12-7, 4.07) started against Mike Thompson, who replaced Boomer Wells as he got scratched.
Jim Edmonds played his first game in almost a month as he pinch hit with a 3 run home run. The home run moved him past Ray Lankford for 4th all time on the Cardinals all-time records for home runs.
San Diego 6, St. Louis 5
Losing pitcher - Brad Thompson (1-2)
HR: Chris Duncan (21), J. Edmonds (19)
Carp got the start against former Cardinal Woody Williams. The Cards faltered after getting a 5-2 lead thanks to Belliard's two home runs.
San Diego 7, St. Louis 5
Losing pitcher - Chris Carpenter (15-8)
HR: Ronnie Belliard (12, 13)
The Cards avoided the sweep. Reyes started. Albert hit a GW HR to set a career high in homers with 47 this season.
San Diego 2, St. Louis 4
Winning pitcher - Tyler Johnson (1-4)
SV - Adam Wainwright (2)
Is Jeff Luhnow going to be GM eventually?
The short season Class A is moving to Batavia, NY.
Albert Pujols needs 7 home runs to tie Ken Boyer for 2nd on the Cardinals all-time home runs list with 255.
Jason Isringhausen needs 1 saves for 250 career saves.
Albert Pujols has his sixth consecutive season with 100 runs, 100 RBI, 30 home runs, and at least a .300 batting average. He is the only player to do so in the first five seasons of a MLB career. With less than a month to go in the season, Pujols is batting .329.