St. Louis 2, Houston 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(35-19)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 1
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
WP: C. Carpenter (8-3) S: J. Tavarez (3)
LP: A. Pettitte (3-6)
(20-33)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein grounded out to pitcher
- J. Edmonds struck out swinging
- A. Pujols singled to right center
- R. Sanders flied out to deep right center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 0, Houston 0

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras grounded out to shortstop
- T. Self flied out to deep right center
- C. Biggio singled to left
- L. Berkman grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 0, Houston 0

  Top 2nd: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek popped out to first
- S. Seabol grounded out to third
- S. Taguchi lined out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 0, Houston 0

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- M. Ensberg struck out looking
- C. Burke walked
- A. Everett singled to center, C. Burke to third
- B. Ausmus lined into double play, A. Everett out at first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 0, Houston 0

  Top 3rd: St. Louis
- Y. Molina doubled to left
- C. Carpenter grounded into fielder's choice, Y. Molina out at third
- D. Eckstein singled to left, C. Carpenter to second
- J. Edmonds doubled to deep right, C. Carpenter scored, D. Eckstein to third
- A. Pujols struck out swinging
- R. Sanders struck out swinging

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- A. Pettitte lined out to left
- W. Taveras popped out to shallow right
- T. Self struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Top 4th: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop
- S. Seabol grounded out to third
- S. Taguchi grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- C. Biggio lined out to pitcher
- L. Berkman walked
- M. Ensberg singled to right, L. Berkman to second
- C. Burke grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, M. Ensberg out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Top 5th: St. Louis
- Y. Molina grounded out to second
- C. Carpenter struck out swinging
- D. Eckstein grounded bunt out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- A. Everett singled to left
- B. Ausmus grounded out to shortstop, A. Everett to second
- A. Pettitte singled to right, A. Everett to third
- A. Everett out at home, A. Pettitte to second
- W. Taveras singled to right, A. Pettitte out at home, A. Pettitte to third

0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Top 6th: St. Louis
- J. Edmonds flied out to deep center
- A. Pujols struck out looking
- R. Sanders singled to left
- R. Sanders stole second
- R. Sanders stole third
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- T. Self flied out to center
- C. Biggio struck out swinging
- L. Berkman flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Top 7th: St. Louis
- S. Seabol flied out to right
- S. Taguchi flied out to left
- Y. Molina popped out to shallow right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- A. Nunez at third
- M. Ensberg struck out swinging
- C. Burke grounded out to second
- A. Everett doubled to deep left center
- A. Everett to third on passed ball
- B. Ausmus lined out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Top 8th: St. Louis
- C. Qualls relieved A. Pettitte
- C. Carpenter singled to right
- D. Eckstein grounded into double play shortstop to first, C. Carpenter out at second
- J. Edmonds grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- O. Palmeiro hit for C. Qualls
- O. Palmeiro struck out swinging
- W. Taveras singled to left
- M. Lamb hit for T. Self
- M. Lamb flied out to right center
- W. Taveras to second on C. Carpenter's throwing error
- C. Biggio struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 0

  Top 9th: St. Louis
- R. Springer relieved C. Qualls
- O. Palmeiro in right field
- A. Pujols homered to deep left
- R. Sanders walked
- M. Grudzielanek grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, R. Sanders out at second
- A. Nunez popped out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Houston 0

  Bottom 9th: Houston
- R. King relieved C. Carpenter
- L. Berkman singled to right
- E. Bruntlett ran for L. Berkman
- J. Tavarez relieved R. King
- M. Ensberg struck out looking
- C. Burke lined into double play third to first, E. Bruntlett out at first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Houston 0
 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
A. Everett A. Everett
3-3
0 RBI