Houston 6, St. Louis 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 0
Houston 1 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 X 6 9 0
WP: D. Wheeler (1-0) S: B. Lidge (2)
LP: J. Tavarez (1-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: St. Louis
-A. Pujols homered to deep left, L. Walker scored
-J. Mabry singled to left center, S. Rolen scored, E. Renteria to third
Bot 1st: Houston
-J. Bagwell doubled to deep center, C. Beltran scored
Top 3rd: St. Louis
-J. Edmonds hit sacrifice fly to deep right, A. Pujols scored
Bot 3rd: Houston
-L. Berkman doubled to deep right center, C. Beltran and J. Bagwell scored
Top 4th: St. Louis
-A. Pujols singled to center, T. Womack scored, L. Walker to third
Bot 6th: Houston
-L. Berkman homered to deep left
-R. Chavez singled to right center, J. Vizcaino scored
Bot 7th: Houston
-C. Beltran homered to deep right
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
T. Womack 2b 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 .000
L. Walker rf 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .333
A. Pujols 1b 4 2 3 3 1 0 1 .750
S. Rolen 3b 5 1 2 0 0 2 4 .400
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .000
E. Renteria ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
    J. Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Matheny c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Mabry lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .333
    K. Calero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Luna ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Y. Molina c 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Marquis p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
    S. Taguchi lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Cedeno ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 33 5 9 5 5 3 13  
 Batting
2B - S Rolen (1, R Oswalt).
HR - A Pujols (5, 1st inning off R Oswalt 1 on, 1 Out).
S - S Taguchi.
SF - J Edmonds.
RBI - A Pujols 3 (11), J Mabry (1), J Edmonds (7).
2-out RBI - J Mabry, A Pujols.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Renteria 1, L Walker 1, S Rolen 1, Y Molina 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (T Womack-A Pujols).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
C. Biggio lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
    J. Lane lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Beltran cf 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 .667
J. Bagwell 1b 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 .667
L. Berkman rf 2 1 2 3 2 0 0 1.000
J. Kent 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Ensberg 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000
J. Vizcaino ss-2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250
R. Chavez c 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .333
    B. Ausmus c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Oswalt p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Bruntlett ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 6 9 6 4 5 12  
 Batting
2B - J Bagwell (3, J Marquis); L Berkman (3, J Marquis); J Vizcaino (1, K Calero).
HR - L Berkman (4, 6th inning off K Calero 0 on, 0 Out), C Beltran (8, 7th inning off J Tavarez 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Bagwell (6), L Berkman 3 (11), R Chavez (2), C Beltran (14).
2-out RBI - R Chavez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ensberg 2.
GIDP - M Ensberg.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - C Biggio (1, 2nd base by K Calero/Y Molina).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - L Berkman (J Marquis at 2nd base).
PB - R Chavez.
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Marquis 4.0 5 3 3 2 2 0 6.75
K. Calero 1.2 3 2 2 0 3 1 10.80
R. King 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Tavarez (L, 1-1) 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 1 9.00
J. Isringhausen 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
R. Oswalt 6.0 8 5 5 4 0 1 7.50
D. Wheeler (W, 1-0) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
B. Lidge (S, 2) 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
WP - J Tavarez.
IBB - L Berkman (by J Tavarez).
HBP - J Kent (by J Tavarez).
Pitches-strikes - J Marquis 71-39; K Calero 22-15; R King 4-3; J Tavarez 23-9; J Isringhausen 4-3; R Oswalt 97-62; D Wheeler 14-9; B Lidge 26-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Marquis 4-6; K Calero 0-1; R King 0-1; J Tavarez 2-1; J Isringhausen 1-2; R Oswalt 10-7; D Wheeler 1-1; B Lidge 2-2.
Batters faced - J Marquis 19; K Calero 7; R King 1; J Tavarez 6; J Isringhausen 3; R Oswalt 29; D Wheeler 4; B Lidge 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Winters. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Tim Welke. LF--Eric Cooper. RF--Gary Darling.
Time: 3:01.
Attendance: 42,760.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Monday, Oct 18, 2004 3:50 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
2-2, 1 HR
3 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Sun Oct 17, 2004
St. Louis 5
Houston 6

Final

NY Yankees 4
Boston 6

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