St. Louis 9, Boston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(31-27)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 0
St. Louis 2 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 X 9 9 0
WP: J. Suppan (5-5)
LP: M. Clement (6-1)
(38-20)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: St. Louis
- J. Edmonds homered to deep left center, A. Pujols scored
Top 2nd: Boston
- J. Varitek homered to deep right center
Bot 2nd: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein singled to left center, Y. Molina scored, J. Suppan to second
- M. Grudzielanek singled to center, J. Suppan scored, D. Eckstein to second
- A. Pujols doubled to deep right, D. Eckstein and M. Grudzielanek scored, A. Pujols to third advancing on throw
Top 3rd: Boston
- J. Damon homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: St. Louis
- R. Sanders homered to deep left
Top 5th: Boston
- M. Bellhorn doubled to deep center, B. Mueller scored
Bot 7th: St. Louis
- A. Nunez singled to center, M. Grudzielanek and R. Sanders scored, L. Walker to third
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .346
E. Renteria ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .272
D. Ortiz 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .297
M. Ramirez lf 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .254
    K. Millar ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254
T. Nixon rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .294
    J. Payton ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .237
J. Varitek c 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 .318
B. Mueller 3b 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .270
    A. Embree p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Vazquez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .218
M. Bellhorn 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .244
M. Clement p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    J. Olerud ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .350
    J. Halama p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Mantei p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Youkilis 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302
 Totals 32 2 9 2 1 3 16  
 Batting
2B - M Bellhorn (15, J Suppan).
HR - J Varitek (11, 2nd inning off J Suppan 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Varitek (24), M Bellhorn (15).
2-out RBI - J Varitek.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 1, T Nixon 1, M Bellhorn 2.
GIDP - E Renteria 2, M Ramirez.
Team LOB - 6.
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .315
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 .320
A. Pujols 1b 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .332
J. Edmonds cf 4 1 1 2 0 3 2 .275
R. Sanders lf 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 .267
L. Walker rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
A. Nunez 3b 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 .270
Y. Molina c 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .259
J. Suppan p 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 .190
    S. Taguchi ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .225
    A. Reyes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Seabol ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
    G. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 9 9 9 2 6 11  
 Batting
2B - A Pujols (16, M Clement).
HR - J Edmonds (11, 1st inning off M Clement 1 on, 2 Out), R Sanders (12, 3rd inning off M Clement 0 on, 0 Out).
S - A Nunez.
RBI - J Edmonds 2 (36), D Eckstein (19), M Grudzielanek (26), A Pujols 2 (47), R Sanders (29), A Nunez 2 (16).
2-out RBI - J Edmonds 2, D Eckstein, M Grudzielanek, A Pujols 2, A Nunez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Edmonds 1, D Eckstein 1, Y Molina 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - M Grudzielanek (5, 2nd base off M Mantei/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
DP - 4 (D Eckstein-M Grudzielanek-A Pujols 2, A Reyes-A Pujols, A Nunez-M Grudzielanek-A Pujols).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Clement (L, 6-1) 4.0 7 7 7 1 2 2 3.79
J. Halama 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.29
M. Mantei 0.2 0 2 2 1 2 0 5.49
A. Embree 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.23
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Suppan (W, 5-5) 6.0 6 2 2 1 1 1 4.28
A. Reyes 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.85
R. King 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.07
G. White 0.2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.16
J. Tavarez 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.40
HBP - L Walker 2 (by J Halama, M Mantei); J Varitek (by A Reyes); M Grudzielanek (by M Mantei); K Youkilis (by A Reyes).
Pitches-strikes - M Clement 75-47; J Halama 29-17; M Mantei 23-10; A Embree 13-11; J Suppan 90-57; A Reyes 12-6; R King 4-4; G White 16-11; J Tavarez 6-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Clement 2-8; J Halama 3-1; M Mantei 0-0; A Embree 1-3; J Suppan 9-8; A Reyes 1-1; R King 2-0; G White 0-2; J Tavarez 0-0.
Batters faced - M Clement 20; J Halama 8; M Mantei 5; A Embree 5; J Suppan 23; A Reyes 4; R King 2; G White 5; J Tavarez 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Larry Young.
Ejections: BOSTON's Francona by Young (7th), BOSTON's Mantei by Young (7th), ST LOUIS' Reyes by Cooper (8th), ST LOUIS' La Russa by Cooper (8th).
Time: 3:00.
Attendance: 47,496.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
ST. LOUIS' DAVID ECKSTEIN EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.
CORRECTION -- THE CURRENT SCORE IS ST. LOUIS 7, BOSTON 1 IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING. BOSTON'S JOHNNY DAMON DID NOT HIT A HOME RUN IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING.
BOSTON PITCHER MATT MANTEI AND MANAGER TERRY FRANCONA WERE EJECTED BY THIRD BASE UMPIRE LARRY YOUNG AFTER MANTEI HIT ST. LOUIS' LARRY WALKER WITH THE PITCH.
ST. LOUIS PITCHER AL REYES AND MANAGER TONY LA RUSSA WERE EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE ERIC COOPER AFTER REYES HIT KEVIN YOUKILIS WITH THE PITCH.

Updated on Wednesday, Jun 8, 2005 4:20 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
3-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 St. Louis
J. Edmonds J. Edmonds
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI