May 8, 2009
St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 6
Losing pitcher - Joel Pineiro (4-2)
HR: Tyler Greene (1)
The home run by Greene was the first career home run.
May 9, 2009
St. Louis 3, Cincinnati 8
Losing pitcher - Kyle Lohse (3-2)
HR: Ryan Ludwick (8)
May 10, 2009
St. Louis 8, Cincinnati 7
Winning pitcher - Ryan Franklin (1-0)
SV - Chris Perez (1)
The Cards hold on to leave the series with a 20-12 record on the season. At the end of the night, St. Louis holds on to first place in the NL Central by 2 games.
Albert Pujols currently leads the NL in home runs (12) and runs batted in (33). His .330 batting average is good enough for 11th place.