St. Louis 6, Tampa Bay 4
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(42-24)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 6 12 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 8 2
WP: M. Mulder (8-4) S: J. Isringhausen (19)
LP: T. Harper (1-5)
(23-44)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek singled to center, A. Pujols scored, R. Sanders to third
Bot 3rd: Tampa Bay
- J. Cantu homered to deep left center, J. Lugo scored
Top 4th: St. Louis
- A. Nunez singled to center, S. Seabol scored, A. Nunez to second advancing on throw
Top 5th: St. Louis
- L. Walker singled to deep right, R. Sanders to second, R. Sanders to third, L. Walker to second on second baseman J. Cantu's fielding error, R. Sanders scored on right fielder A. Huff's fielding error, L. Walker out at second
Top 6th: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein grounded out to shortstop, S. Seabol scored, A. Nunez to third
- S. Taguchi singled to right, A. Nunez scored
Bot 6th: Tampa Bay
- J. Cantu homered to deep left
Top 9th: St. Louis
- R. Sanders hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Eckstein scored
Bot 9th: Tampa Bay
- C. Crawford singled to left, D. Hollins scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 3 1 0 1 2 0 1 .297
S. Taguchi cf 5 0 3 1 0 1 2 .257
A. Pujols 1b 4 1 0 0 1 2 4 .327
R. Sanders lf 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 .283
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 0 1 1 0 2 3 .315
L. Walker rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
S. Seabol dh 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .255
A. Nunez 3b 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .276
Y. Molina c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .247
 Totals 35 6 12 5 4 7 16  
 Batting
2B - S Seabol (2, S Kazmir).
S - Y Molina.
SF - R Sanders.
RBI - M Grudzielanek (27), A Nunez (17), D Eckstein (21), S Taguchi (12), R Sanders (33).
2-out RBI - M Grudzielanek, S Taguchi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Walker 1, S Taguchi 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - S Taguchi (1, 2nd base by S Kazmir/T Hall).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Grudzielanek-A Pujols).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crawford lf 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 .274
J. Lugo ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .288
J. Cantu 2b-3b 4 2 2 3 0 1 1 .309
A. Huff rf-1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .257
E. Perez 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .260
    T. Lee ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254
    N. Green ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .276
A. Gonzalez 3b 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .248
    R. Taylor ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .267
J. Gomes dh 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .303
T. Hall c 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .284
D. Hollins cf-rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .310
 Totals 34 4 8 4 2 5 15  
 Batting
2B - J Gomes (2, M Mulder).
HR - J Cantu 2 (9, 3rd inning off M Mulder 1 on, 2 Out, 6th inning off M Mulder 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Cantu 3 (34), C Crawford (40).
2-out RBI - J Cantu 2, C Crawford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crawford 1, T Hall 2, J Lugo 1, R Taylor 1.
GIDP - T Hall.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Cantu (10, catch); A Huff (2, catch).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mulder (W, 8-4) 7.0 4 3 3 2 1 2 4.27
J. Tavarez (H, 16) 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.81
R. King (H, 7) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.06
B. Thompson (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.50
J. Isringhausen (S, 19) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.11
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Kazmir 4.0 6 2 2 3 5 0 4.69
T. Harper (L, 1-5) 4.0 5 3 2 0 0 0 7.32
L. Carter 1.0 1 1 1 1 2 0 3.90
WP - M Mulder.
HBP - J Gomes 2 (by M Mulder 2).
Pitches-strikes - M Mulder 88-58; J Tavarez 13-7; R King 4-3; B Thompson 10-8; J Isringhausen 16-13; S Kazmir 87-56; T Harper 53-41; L Carter 23-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Mulder 18-2; J Tavarez 0-0; R King 0-0; B Thompson 0-0; J Isringhausen 1-1; S Kazmir 3-3; T Harper 6-5; L Carter 0-1.
Batters faced - M Mulder 28; J Tavarez 3; R King 1; B Thompson 1; J Isringhausen 5; S Kazmir 20; T Harper 16; L Carter 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Randy Marsh. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
Time: 3:02.
Attendance: 19,099.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
TAMPA BAY PITCHER SCOTT KAZMIR LEFT THE GAME IN THE THIRD INNING WITH AN APPARENT RIGHT LEG INJURY.
CORRECTION: TAMPA BAY PITCHER SCOTT KAZMIR DID NOT LEAVE THE GAME AS PREVIOUSLY REPORTED.

Updated on Saturday, Jun 18, 2005 4:18 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
S. Taguchi S. Taguchi
3-5
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Cantu J. Cantu
2-4, 2 HR
3 RBI